This data collection examined general civil cases (torts,
contracts, and real property) disposed of by bench or jury trial in
the nation's 75 most populous counties in 2001. Information reported
includes the type of case, types of plaintiffs and defendants, trial
winners, amount of total damages awarded, amount of punitive damages
awarded, and case processing time. This is the third in a series of
data collections begun in 1992: CIVIL JUSTICE SURVEY OF STATE COURTS,
1992 (ICPSR 6587), and CIVIL JUSTICE SURVEY OF STATE
COURTS, 1996 (ICPSR 2883).
United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics. Civil Justice Survey of State Courts, 2001. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2011-11-03. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03957.v3
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United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
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