Federal Court Cases: Integrated Database Series RSS

Investigator(s): Federal Judicial Center

The purpose of this data collection is to provide an official public record of the business of the federal courts. The data originate from 100 court offices throughout the United States. Information was obtained at two points in the life of a case: filing and termination. The termination data contain information on both filing and terminations, while the pending data contain only filing information. For the appellate and civil data, the unit of analysis is a single case. The unit of analysis for the criminal data is a single defendant.

Years Produced: Updated bi-annually with annual data.

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2014
Rice, Douglas . The impact of Supreme Court activity on the judicial agenda. Law and Society Review. 48, (1), 63-90.
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2013
Fainshmidt, Stav,  White, George O., III,  Cangioni, Carole . Legal distance, cognitive distance, and conflict resolution in international business intellectual property disputes. Journal of International Management.
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2013
Jurs, Andrew,  De Vito, Scott . The stricter standard: An empirical assessment of Daubert's effect on civil defendants. Catholic University Law Review. 62, (675),
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2013
White, George O., III,  Hadjimarcou, John,  Fainshmidt, Stav,  Posthuma, Richard A. MNE home country cultural norms and conflict strategy fit in transnational business contract disputes. International Business Review. 22, (3), 554-567.
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2012
Cangioni, Carole,  Spataro, Sandra,  Posthuma, Richard . Cross-Cultural Conflicts: The Impact of National Culture on Preferences for Dispute Resolution Method. Society of Business Research Conference. Nashville, TN.
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2012
Chuang, Chester S. Offensive venue: The curious use of declaratory judgment to forum shop in patent litigation. George Washington Law Review. 80, (4), 1065-1114.
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2012
Posthuma, Richard A. Will your workers sue you? State-by-State risks and strategic responses. Business Horizons. 55, (1), 65-79.
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2012
Somaya, Deepak,  McDaniel, Christine A. Tribunal specialization and institutional targeting in patent enforcement. Organization Science. 23, (3), 869-887.
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