Frequently Asked Questions

Q:  What types of cases will be included in the project?
A:  The major felony and misdemeanor case types will be included.

Q:  What kinds of courts will participate in the project?
A:  Some challenges and solutions are common to all courts, while others vary by court size. The project intends to include a range of courts to accommodate this reality.

Q:  What kind of data will courts be required to submit?
A:  Participating courts will need to be able to electronically provide detailed case-level data to NCSC. The data request varies slightly by court structure. Click on either single-tier court system or two-tier court system for the list of data elements.

Q:  Will the data contain names and personal identifiers?
A:  No, the NCSC will not collect any case-level data that contains personal identifiers such as name, date of birth, address, or criminal identification number.