Federal Court Cases: Integrated Database Series

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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2015
Eisenberg, Theodore . Four decades of federal civil rights litigation. Journal of Empirical Legal Studies. 12, (1), 4-28.
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2015
Schlanger, Margo . How prisoners' rights lawyers are preserving the role of the courts. University of Miami Law Review.
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2015
Schlanger, Margo . Trends in prisoner litigation, as the PLRA enters adulthood. UC Irvine Law Review.
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2014
Anderson, James M.,  Waggoner, Ivan . The Changing Role of Criminal Law in Controlling Corporate Behavior. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation.
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2014
Autore, Don M.,  Gehy, Dominique,  Hutton, Irena,  Jiang, Danling . Arbitrage with Arbitrageurs: Short Interest as a Signal to Issue Equity. .
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2014
Cangioni, Carole,  Spataro, Sandra . International intellectual property disputes: The impact of national culture on preferences for dispute resolution method. Journal of Business Diversity. 14, (1), 35-47.
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2014
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. 20, (2), 188-200.
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2014
Farhang, Sean,  Spencer, Douglas M. Legislating incentives for attorney representation in civil rights litigation. Journal of Law and Courts. 2, (2), 241-271.
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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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2014
Vadera, Abhijeet K.,  Aguilera, Ruth V. The evolution of vocabularies and its relation to investigation of white-collar crimes: An institutional work perspective. Journal of Business Ethics.
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