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Jason A. Cantone, Carly E. Giffin
June 3, 2020

This report examines state and territorial statutes that authorize certification of questions of state law.

Jason A. Cantone, Carly E. Giffin
June 3, 2020

This report evaluates the use of certified questions of state law between 2010 and 2018 in three U.S. circuit courts of appeal: the Ninth, Sixth, and Third Circuits. The data shows variation in the rate of certification and timing of certification events between the circuits.

Margaret S. Williams, Barbara Meierhoefer
February 6, 2020

In late 2017, the Committee on Defender Services (Committee) asked the Federal Judicial Center to generate a white paper on the potential effects on the federal courts and the defender services program of a determination that states have “opted in” to special expedited procedures created by the A

Mamadi Corra
December 6, 2019

This report on accessibility developed from a yearlong study of various entities of the federal judiciary, including the judiciary’s electronic case filing and processing systems, homepages of federal judiciary websites, and published Judicial Conference and Administrative Office policies on disa

December 2, 2019

Status update provided to the Patent Pilot Program Subcommittee of the Judicial Conference’s Court Administration and Case Management Committee.

Emery G. Lee, Jason A. Cantone
October 15, 2019

This report presents findings from surveys of attorneys participating in the Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot (MIDP).

Margaret S. Williams, Emery G. Lee, Jason A. Cantone
March 11, 2019

This report examines the use of plaintiff fact sheets and related case management tools in multidistrict litigation.

January 22, 2019

Status update provided to the Patent Pilot Program Subcommittee of the Judicial Conference’s Court Administration and Case Management Committee.

Jason A. Cantone, Emery G. Lee
October 19, 2018

This report is a study of a discovery pilot testing pattern initial disclosures in adverse action employment cases. Compared to a sample of similar cases, pilot cases did not have shorter disposition times but did have fewer discovery motions.

December 29, 2017

Status update provided to the Patent Pilot Program Subcommittee of the Judicial Conference’s Court Administration and Case Management Committee.

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