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2014 Reports on Federal Courts Caseload and Activities Released

Reports on the 2014 caseload of the federal courts and the activities of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts were released today.

The 2014 Judicial Business of the United States Courts shows that the number of civil case filings and persons under post-conviction supervision increased, while filings were down in the courts of appeals and bankruptcy courts in fiscal year 2014. Filings for criminal defendants declined.  

A series of statistical tables detail federal cases filed by circuit, district, offense or nature of suit, commenced, terminated and pending, among other data reports. A multi-year comparison of judicial caseload indicators is included.

The Annual Report of the Director, also released today, highlights the 2014 activities and programs of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. 

Related Topics: Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, Statistics