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Administrative Office Director L. Ralph Mecham transmits the RAND report on the results of the Civil Justice Reform Act, along with an Administrative Office press release on the RAND study and related news articles to the chief justice and the judicial conference
Institute for Civil Justice, Rand Corporation.
This document presents the main descriptive and statistical evaluation of how the CJRA case management principles implemented in the study districts affected cost, time to disposition, and participants' satisfaction and views of fairness. It was prepared for the Judicial Conference of the United States.
All parts of this reports:
- Just, Speedy, and Inexpensive? An Evaluation of Judicial Case Management Under the Civil Justice Reform Act
- An Evaluation of Judicial Case Management Under the Civil Justice Reform Act
- Implementation of the Civil Justice Reform Act in Pilot and Comparison Districts
- An Evaluation of Mediation and Early Neutral Evaluation Under the Civil Justice Reform Ac
Periodic Assessment of civil justice reform efforts in the Southern District of Ohio for 1996
The 1996 Periodic Assessment for the Western District of Arkansas
An addendum fo the Eastern District of Kentucky's 1996 periodic assessment, written by Advisory Group reporter Robert M. Bratton and transmitted to Abel J. Mattos and Advisory Group members by Clerk of the Court Leslie G. Whitmer.
Advisory Group chairman Robert M. Landis transmits the June 1996 Annual Report of the Advisory Group of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
The 1995 Periodic Assessment for the Western District of Wisconsin, prepared by Chief Judge John C. Shabaz
Chief Judge J. Phil Gilbert transmits the 1995 annual Civil Justice Reform Act assessment for the Southern District of Illinois to all Chief U.S. District Judges of the 7th Circuit. Assessment was originally published December, 1995.
Clerk of the Court Robert M. March transmits the District of New Mexico's Process Innovation Report to Abel J. Mattos of the Administrative Office. March describes the report as "an important aspect of the development of the electronic filing Advanced Court Engineering (ACE) project."
The results of a survey of attorneys designed to assess the effects of the local changes implemented under the district's Expense and Delay Reduction Plan.