BOS 2009: Chapter 5: State Judicial Branch

Chapter 5 of the 2009 Book of the States contains the following articles and tables:

Book of the States 2009

Chapter 5:  State Judicial Branch

Articles:

  1. "Decimated Budgets, Judges as Conveners, and Bloody Judicial Elections: The State Courts in 2008"
  2. "Measuring Court Performance: Access and Fairness in State Courts"
  3. "State Judicial Diversity"
  4. "Judicial Elections in 2008"

Tables:

State Courts

  Table 5.1: State Courts of Last Resort. Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 5.2: State Intermediate Appellate Courts and General Trial Courts:  Number of Judges and Terms. Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 5.3: Qualifications of Judges of State Appellate Courts and General Trial Courts. Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 5.4: Compensation of Judges of Appellate Courts and General Trial Courts. Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 5.5: Selected Data on Court Administrative Offices. Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 5.6: Selection and Retention of Appellate Court Judges. Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 5.7: Selection and Retention of Trial Court Judges. Download in Excel or PDF.

  Table 5.8: Judicial Discipline: Investigating and Adjudicating Bodies.  Download in Excel or PDF.