Date:                May 10, 2007

 

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

 

From:               David R. Schanker, Clerk

 

Re:                   SUPREME COURT MONTHLY STATISTICAL REPORT - MARCH

 

 

                                                         Cumulative:  January 1, 2007 through March 31, 2007

 

Cases                 

*Carried over      141

  Civil                127

  Criminal            14

 

 Actions Filed                                32

  Discp., Jud., Bar Adm.                 19

  Supervisory Writ                           13

  Orig. Action                                   0

  Misc-Civil                                      0

          -Criminal                               0

 

Petitions for Review

*Carried over         222

  Civil                   122

  Criminal             100

Filed                                            214

  Civil                                           112

  Criminal                                     102

 

 

Petitions for Bypass

*Carried over      3

  Civil                3

  Criminal          0

Filed                                             10

  Civil                                             10

  Criminal                                        0

 

Certifications

*Carried over      3

  Civil                1

  Criminal          2

Filed                                               3

  Civil                                              3

  Criminal                                        0

 

TOTAL MATTERS

DOCKETED                                 628

  Civil                                           410

  Criminal                                     218

Cases Terminated                          62

  Opinion-Civil                                31

  Opinion-Criminal                            5

  Order-Civil                                   25

  Order-Criminal                               1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reviews Terminated                     227

  Granted-Civil                                14

  Granted-Criminal                           3

  Denied-Civil                               113

  Denied-Criminal                           97

 

 

 

 

Bypasses Terminated                      6

  Granted-Civil                                 0

  Granted-Criminal                           0

  Denied-Civil                                   6

  Denied-Criminal                             0

 

 

 

Certifications Term'd.                       2

  Granted-Civil                                 1

  Granted-Criminal                           1

  Denied-Civil                                   0

  Denied-Criminal                             0

 

 

 

TOTAL MATTERS

TERMINATED                              297

  Civil                                          190

  Criminal                                    107

 

Cases Pending              130

  Civil                            118

  Criminal                        12

 

 

(Reviews, bypasses &

certifications granted have been added to cases pending.)

 

 

 

 

Reviews Pending                                        209

  Civil                            107

  Criminal                      102

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bypasses Pending            7

  Civil                               7

  Criminal                         0

 

 

 

 

 

Certifications Pending        4

  Civil                               3

  Criminal                         1

 

 

 

 

 

 TOTAL PENDING         350

  Civil                            235

  Criminal                      115

 

 

 

 

*Carried over from 12/31/2006. Note:       Statistics state the "number of cases" covered by the filing and/or termination of a Review, Bypass or Certification.


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CASE ACTIVITY DURING THE MONTH OF MARCH

 

 

Actions filed                                                    7

      Disciplinary, Jud., Bar Adm.                        3

      Supervisory Writ                                        4

      Original Action                                           0

      Miscellaneous-CI                                       0

                             -CR                                    0

 

Petitions for Review filed                                 79

      Civil                                                         40

      Criminal                                                   39

 

Petitions for Bypass filed                                  6

      Civil                                                          6

      Criminal                                                    0

 

Certifications filed                                            1

      Civil                                                          1

      Criminal                                                    0

 

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Cases Terminated                                          17

      Opinion - Civil                                            8

      Opinion - Criminal                                      2

      Order - Civil                                               6

      Order - Criminal                                         1

 

Petitions for Review Terminated                       88           Granted           3             Denied           85

      Civil                                                         41                                  2                                 39

      Criminal                                                   47                                  1                                 46

 

Petitions for Bypass Terminated                        1           Granted           0             Denied            1

      Civil                                                          1                                  0                                   1

      Criminal                                                    0                                  0                                   0

Certifications Terminated                                  0           Granted           0             Denied            0

      Civil                                                          0                                  0                                   0

      Criminal                                                    0                                  0                                   0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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STATUS OF PENDING CASES

Disciplinary / Bar Admissions Matters                         39

Civil                                           39

Criminal                                         0

First Brief Due                                       5

Civil                                            3

Criminal                                         2

Second Brief Due                                     5

Civil                                            5

Criminal                                         0

Reply Brief Due                                      1

Civil                                            1

Criminal                                         0

Cases with Motions Pending                               7

Civil                                            7

Criminal                                         0

Cases with Petitions Pending                               7

Civil                                             7

Criminal                                         0

Cases Ready to be Calendared                             3

Civil                                            3

Criminal                                         0

Cases Assigned for Argument                             8

Civil                                           6

Criminal                                         2

Cases Assigned for Submission on Briefs                       0

Civil                                            0

Criminal                                         0

Cases Under Submission                                52

Civil                                           44

Criminal                                         8

Other Brief Due                                      0

Civil                                            0

Criminal                                         0

Cases On Hold                                       3

Civil                                            2

Criminal                                         1

Miscellaneous                                       0

Civil                                            0

Criminal                                         0

TOTAL CASES PENDING                               130

Civil                                            117

                                          Criminal                                                                                                                                                        13


 

 

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                                                           MISCELLANEOUS MATTERS

                                                                                MARCH

 

                                                                                                                                               

                                   Motions for Reconsideration Filed                                                           1

                                   Motions Filed                                                                                      69

                                   Sua Sponte Matters Filed                                                                    18           

 

                                   Motions for Reconsideration Terminated                                                 2

                                   Motions Terminated                                                                             83

                                   Sua Sponte Matters Terminated                                                           16

 

                                   Motions for Reconsideration Pending                                                     1

                                   Motions Pending                                                                                 49

                                   Sua Sponte Matters Pending                                                                7           

 

                                   Motions for Reconsideration Under Submission                                       0

                                   Motions Under Submission                                                                  38

                                   Sua Sponte Matters Under Submission                                                   7

 

                                   Petitions for Supervisory Writ Pending                                                    7

                                   Petitions for Supervisory Writ Filed                                                         4

                                   Petitions for Supervisory Writ Under Subm.                                             6

                                   Petitions for Supervisory Writ Terminated:                                               9

                                      Granted -  0 Denied - 8  Transferred - 1