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Several Federal Judicial Center research projects have required reference charts on statistical trends. Some of the general charts are reproduced herein as a handy reference for persons interested in or requiring this data for their work. The charts are based on data from the Annual Report of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts for the years 1940 through 1969.
In October 1969 four judges of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York embarked on a two-year experimental program to test the effectiveness of the individual calendar system. The judges were selected by lot from among a number of judges who volunteered to serve on the pilot program. The Pilot Project operated alongside the court's master calendar system in order to determine the relative strengths and weaknesses of the two systems.
Summarizes a 12-week management and systems study of federal courts conducted under contract to the Center. Analyzed court management procedures and problems of court administration. Prepared Under Contract to the Federal Judicial Center.