Budgets & Funding

In the fall of 2012, NCSC collected fiscal information from state courts. Forty-five states responded to our budget survey, which details sources of funding, the amount of state appropriations, the funding principles for judicial administration and the steps taken to address tough economic times.

Source data

2012-2013 budget survey summary (pdf) | 2013 budget survey analysis (pdf) | All states' responses (pdf)

State of the Judiciary messages

Quotes related to budgets