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Judicial Facts and Figures 2008

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Judicial Facts and Figures is a set of tables containing historical caseload data primarily for the fiscal years from 1990, 1995, 2000 and 2004 through 2008. The tables include data on the U.S. Courts of Appeals, the U.S. District Courts, and the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts. All tables are in PDF.

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1. Total Judicial Officers
1.1 Courts of Appeals, District Courts, Bankruptcy Courts

2. U.S. Courts of Appeals (Excludes Federal Circuit)
2.1 Appeals Filed, Terminated, Pending - Summary
2.2 Appeals Filed, Terminated, and Pending - Detail
2.3 Appeals Filed by Type of Appeal and Originating Agency
2.4 ProSe Cases Filed
2.5 Type of Opinion or Order Filed in Cases Terminated on the Merits After Oral Hearing or Submission on Briefs
2.6 Total Participations in Cases Terminated on the Merits After Oral Hearings or Submission on Briefs
2.7 Other Workload in the Courts of Appeals

3. U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
3.1 Appeals Filed, Terminated, Pending
3.2 Appeals Filed by Agency

4. U.S. District Courts - Civil
4.1 Civil Cases Filed, Terminated, Pending
4.2 Civil Cases Filed by District
4.3 Civil Cases Filed by Origin
4.4 Civil Cases Filed by Nature of Suit
4.5 Product Liability Cases Filed by Nature of Suit
4.6 Prisoner Petitions Filed by Nature of Suit
4.7 Copyright, Patent, and Trademark Cases Filed
4.8 Civil Cases Filed by Jurisdiction
4.9 Diversity of Citizenship Cases Filed by Nature of Suit
4.10 Civil Cases Terminated by Action Taken
4.11 Civil Cases Pending by Length of Time Pending
4.12 Civil Consent Cases Terminated by U.S. Magistrate Judges Under 28 U.S.C. Section 636(c)

5. U.S. District Courts - Criminal
5.1 Criminal Cases and Defendants Filed, Terminated, Pending (Includes Transfers)
5.2 Criminal Cases Filed by District (Includes Transfers)
5.3 Criminal Cases Filed by Major Offense (Excludes Transfers)
5.4 Criminal Defendants Filed by Major Offense (Excludes Transfers)
5.5 Criminal Defendants Disposed of by Method of Disposition (Excludes Transfers)

6. U.S. District Courts - Combined Civil and Criminal
6.1 Total Civil and Criminal Cases Filed, Terminated, Pending (Includes Transfers)
6.2 Total Weighted and Unweighted Filings Per Authorized Judgeship
6.3 Civil and Criminal Case Median Times (Month) - Filing to Disposition
6.4 Civil and Criminal Trials Completed
6.5 Length of Civil and Criminal Trials Completed
6.6 Cases and Defendants Terminated by Senior, Visiting, and Magistrate Judges

7. U.S. Bankruptcy Courts
7.1 Bankruptcy Code Petitions Filed, Terminated, Pending
7.2 Voluntary and Involuntary Cases Filed by Chapter of the Bankruptcy Code
7.3 Business and Non-business Cases Filed by Chapter of the Bankruptcy Code