Judicial Caseload Profile Report
U.S. DISTRICT COURT - JUDICIAL CASELOAD PROFILE
12-MONTH PERIOD ENDING
SEPTEMBER 30
NEVADA 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 Numerical Standing
OVERALL
CASELOAD
STATISTICS
Filings* 3,312 3,257 2,825 2,837 3,199 3,451
U.S.
Circuit
Terminations 3,219 3,110 2,693 2,874 3,145 3,046    
Pending 3,074 3,076 2,963 2,954 2,940 2,968    
% Change in Total Filings Over Last Year 1.7         48 9
Over Earlier Years 17.2 16.7 3.5 -4.0 75 11
Number of Judgeships 7 7 7 6 4 4    
Vacant Judgeship Months** .0 6.0 21.5 15.4 .0 5.0    
ACTIONS
PER
JUDGESHIP
FILINGS Total 473 466 404 473 800 863 47 8
Civil 355 343 329 392 668 732 45 6
Criminal Felony 97 101 75 81 132 131 26 9
Supervised Release Hearings** 21 22 - - - - 39 13
Pending Cases 439 439 423 492 735 742 33 7
Weighted Filings** 517 497 422 487 863 816 36 7
Terminations 460 444 385 479 786 762 40 8
Trials Completed 17 17 17 18 28 34 55 6
MEDIAN
TIMES
(months)
From Filing to Disposition Criminal Felony 8.0 9.3 10.0 9.9 8.2 9.1 55 8
Civil** 8.1 8.6 10.6 8.1 9.2 7.5 20 5
From Filing to Trial** (Civil Only) 32.0 31.0 33.0 28.0 27.7 28.0 75 8
OTHER Civil Cases Over 3 Years Old** Number 109 112 81 87 33 54    
Percentage 4.4 4.5 3.3 3.5 1.4 2.1 59 5
Average Number of Felony Defendants Filed Per Case 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.5 1.4    
Jurors Avg. Present for Jury Selection 41.09 43.03 39.05 42.36 45.03 39.81    
Percent Not Selected or Challenged 29.9 36.8 40.1 38.5 32.5 36.0    

2003 CIVIL AND CRIMINAL FELONY FILINGS BY NATURE OF SUIT AND OFFENSE
Type of TOTAL A B C D E F G H I J K L
Civil 2488 18 6 610 63 33 122 320 213 112 504 3 484
Criminal* 676 185 7 174 8 13 71 ** 10 104 14 19 71

*   Filings in the "Overall Caseload Statistics" section include criminal transfers, while filings "By Nature of Offense" do not.
** See "Explanation of Selected Terms."