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Judicial Facts and Figures 2012

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Judicial Facts and Figures is a set of tables containing historical caseload data for the federal Judiciary for fiscal years 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, and 2008 through 2012. This publication includes data on the U.S. courts of appeals, the U.S. district courts, and the U.S. bankruptcy courts.

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

2. U.S. Courts of Appeals (Excludes Federal Circuit)
2.1 pdf xls Appeals Filed, Terminated, and Pending (Summary)
2.2 pdf xls Appeals Filed, Terminated, and Pending (Detail)
2.3 pdf xls Appeals Filed, by Type of Appeal
2.4 pdf xls Pro Se Cases Filed
2.5 pdf xls Opinions and Orders Filed, by Type, in Cases Terminated on the Merits After Oral Hearing or Submission on Briefs
2.6 pdf xls Total Participations in Cases Terminated on the Merits After Oral Hearing or Submission on Briefs
2.7 pdf xls Other Workload

3. U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
3.1 pdf xls Appeals Filed, Terminated, and Pending
3.2 pdf xls Appeals Filed, by Source

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

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

6. U.S. District Courts - Combined Civil and Criminal
6.1 pdf xls Total Civil and Criminal Cases Filed, Terminated, and Pending (Including Transfers)
6.2 pdf xls Total Weighted and Unweighted Filings per Authorized Judgeship
6.3 pdf xls Median Time Intervals (in Months) from Filing to Disposition for Civil Cases and Criminal Defendants
6.4 pdf xls Civil and Criminal Trials Completed
6.5 pdf xls Lengths of Civil and Criminal Trials Completed
6.6 pdf xls Civil Cases and Criminal Defendants Terminated by Senior, Visiting, and Magistrate Judges

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