Date:                September 7, 2006

To:                    Members of the Court, Dir. of State Courts, Executive Asst. to the Chief Justice, Commissioners

From:                Cornelia G. Clark, Clerk

Re:                   SUPREME COURT MONTHLY STATISTICAL REPORT - AUGUST 2006

Cumulative:  January 1, 2006 through August 31, 2006

*Cases Carried Over               139                       Cases Terminated                      163            Cases Pending                     104

Civil                                 121                            Opinion-Civil                            81                 Civil                                  94

Criminal                             18                            Opinion-Criminal                      17                 Criminal                            10

Order-Civil                               62

Order-Criminal                           3

Actions Filed                                     81                                                                              Reviews, Bypasses, and

Discp., Jud., Bar Adm.                   50                                                                              Certifications granted

Supervisory Writ                            26                                                                              have been added

Orig. Action                                    5                                                                              to cases pending.

Misc. Civil                                       0

Misc. Criminal                                 0

 

Petitions for Review                                            Petitions for Review                                      Petitions for Review

*Carried Over Total                 166                       Terminated Total                         565            Pending Total                       198

Civil                                   74                            Granted-Civil                           27                 Civil                                121

Criminal                             92                            Granted-Criminal                     11                 Criminal                            77

Filed                                                597                 Denied-Civil                           246

Civil                                            320                 Denied-Criminal                     281

Criminal                                      277

 

Petitions for Bypass                                           Petitions for Bypass                                     Petitions for Bypass

*Carried Over Total                    5                       Terminated Total                          17            Pending Total                           4

Civil                                     5                            Granted-Civil                             0                 Civil                                    2

Criminal                               0                            Granted-Criminal                       0                 Criminal                              2

Filed                                                 16                 Denied-Civil                             12

Civil                                                9                 Denied-Criminal                         5

Criminal                                          7

 

Certifications                                                     Certifications                                               Certifications

*Carried Over Total                    5                       Terminated Total                          16            Pending Total                           4

Civil                                     5                            Granted-Civil                             8                 Civil                                    3

Criminal                               0                            Granted-Criminal                       1                 Criminal                              1

Filed                                                 15                 Denied-Civil                               5

Civil                                              11                 Denied-Criminal                         2

Criminal                                          4

 

Total Matters Docketed                   1024             Total Matters Terminated             761            Total Matters Pending           310

Civil                                            626                 Civil                                      441                 Civil                                220

Criminal                                      398                 Criminal                                320                 Criminal                            90

 

*Carried over from 12/31/2005. Note: Statistics state the "number of cases" covered by the filing and/or termination of a Review, Bypass or Certification.


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Actions Filed                                                        17

Disciplinary, Judicial, Bar Admission                   10

Supervisory Writ                                                  6

Original Action                                                    1

Miscellaneous - Civil                                            0

Miscellaneous - Criminal                                      0

Petitions for Review Filed                                    65

Civil                                                                   42

Criminal                                                             23

Petitions for Bypass Filed                                     4

Civil                                                                    2

Criminal                                                              2

Certifications Filed                                               4

Civil                                                                    3

Criminal                                                              1

 

Cases Terminated                                                 3

Opinion - Civil                                                      1

Opinion - Criminal                                                0

Order - Civil                                                         2

Order - Criminal                                                   0

Granted                         Denied

Petitions for Review Terminated                         58                                 3                                  55

Civil                                                                   25                                 3                                  22

Criminal                                                             33                                 0                                  33

Petitions for Bypass Terminated                           2                                  0                                  2

Civil                                                                    2                                  0                                  2

Criminal                                                              0                                  0                                  0

Certifications Terminated                                     0                                  0                                  0

Civil                                                                    0                                  0                                  0

Criminal                                                              0                                  0                                  0


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Disciplinary / Bar Admissions Matters                                                              43

Civil                                                                                                           43

Criminal                                                                                                       0

First Brief Due                                                                                                  3

Civil                                                                                                             3

Criminal                                                                                                       0

Second Brief Due                                                                                             2

Civil                                                                                                             2

Criminal                                                                                                       0

Reply Brief Due                                                                                                1

Civil                                                                                                             1

Criminal                                                                                                       0

Cases with Motions Pending                                                                             7

Civil                                                                                                             6

Criminal                                                                                                       1

Cases with Petitions Pending                                                                            9

Civil                                                                                                             9

Criminal                                                                                                       0

Cases Ready to be Calendared                                                                         1

Civil                                                                                                             1

Criminal                                                                                                       0

Cases Assigned for Argument                                                                         25

Civil                                                                                                           17

Criminal                                                                                                       8

Cases Assigned for Submission on Briefs                                                          1

Civil                                                                                                             1

Criminal                                                                                                       0

Cases Under Submission                                                                                11

Civil                                                                                                           10

Criminal                                                                                                       1

Other Brief Due                                                                                                1

Civil                                                                                                             1

Criminal                                                                                                       0

Cases On Hold                                                                                                0

Civil                                                                                                             0

Criminal                                                                                                       0

Miscellaneous                                                                                                  0

Civil                                                                                                             0

Criminal                                                                                                       0

TOTAL CASES PENDING                                                                             104

Civil                                                                                                           94

                                          Criminal                                                                                                                                                                                                                   10

 


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Motions for Reconsideration Filed                                                                      1

Motions Filed                                                                                                 60

Sua Sponte Matters Filed                                                                                 8

Motions for Reconsideration Terminated                                                             1

Motions Terminated                                                                                        56

Sua Sponte Matters Terminated                                                                        7

Motions for Reconsideration Pending                                                                 4

Motions Pending                                                                                            29

Sua Sponte Matters Pending                                                                             3

Motions for Reconsideration Under Submission                                                   4

Motions Under Submission                                                                             20

Sua Sponte Motions Under Submission                                                             3

Petitions for Supervisory Writ Pending                                                                7

Petitions for Supervisory Writ Filed                                                                    6

Petitions for Supervisory Writ Under Submission                                                 4

Petitions for Supervisory Writ Terminated                                                           1

Granted - 1   Denied - 0   Transferred - 0