Endnotes and Resources: Case Triage for the 21st Century

Endnotes

1 Richard B. McNamara, Memo "Innovation Commission," June 8, 2010.

2 Stahl et al., 2007. Percentage is calculated from the National Center for State Courts’ Court Statistics Project. The proportion for the states with unified courts is even higher.

3 See Goldin and Casey, 2010. Admittedly, the housing court is not a traditional court, but an administrative law court dealing with a high volume of relatively low stakes cases mostly involving self-represented litigants.

4 Personal communication, Tim Shea of the Utah AOC, dated June 25, 2010 with an attachment, "Proposed Rules Governing Civil Discovery," by the Utah Supreme Court Advisory Committee on the Rules of Civil Procedure.

Resources

Clarke, T. M. (2010a). "The Business Case for Court-Principles-Based Essential Functions: Which Disputes Belong in Court?" In C. R. Flango, A. M. McDowell, C. F. Campbell, and N. B. Kauder, Future Trends in State Courts 2010. Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts.

— (2010b). "Possible Implications of the Principles-Based Essential Functions of Courts: A Modest Proposal." In C. R. Flango, A. M. McDowell, C. F. Campbell, and N. B. Kauder, Future Trends in State Courts 2010. Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts.

Flango, V. E. (2010). "Which Disputes Belong in Court?" In C. R. Flango, A. M. McDowell, C. F. Campbell, and N. B. Kauder, Future Trends in State Courts 2010. Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts.

Flango, V. E., and T. M. Clarke (2011). "Which Disputes Belong in Court?" 50:2 Judges’ Journal 22.

Goerdt, J., C. Lomvardias, and G. Gallas (1991). Reexamining the Pace of Litigation in 39 Urban Trial Courts. Williamsburg, VA: National Center for Courts.

Goldin, D. B., and M. I. Casey (2010). "New York City Administrative Tribunals: A Case Study in Opportunity for Court Reform," 49 Judges’ Journal 20.

Multnomah County Circuit Court (2011). "Speedy Justice for Civil Cases in Multnomah County." Media release, April 4.

Office of Justice Programs (1995). "Differentiated Case Management." Fact sheet, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., November.

Stahl, A. L., C. Puzzanchera, S. Livsey, A. Sladky, T. A. Finnegan, N. Tierney, and H. N. Snyder (2007). Juvenile Court Statistics 2003-2004. Pittsburgh, PA: National Center for Juvenile Justice. www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/ojjdp/218587.pdf

Steelman, D. C., J. A Goerdt, and J. E. McMillan (2000). Caseflow Management: The Heart of Court Management in the New Millennium. Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts.