Stalking the increase in the rate of federal civil appeals by Carol Krafka

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Published by Federal Judicial Center in Washington, D.C .

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StatementCarol Krafka, Joe S. Cecil, and Patricia A. Lombard.
ContributionsCecil, Joe S., Lombard, Patricia A., Federal Judicial Center.
LC ClassificationsKF9050.Z9 K73 1995
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Pagination29 p :
Number of Pages29
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Open LibraryOL919129M
LC Control Number95216476

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Stalking the Increase in the Rate of Federal Civil Appeals Carol Krafka, Joe S. Cecil, and Patricia Lombard Federal Judicial Center This Federal Judicial Center publication was undertaken in further-ance of the Center’s statutory mission to conduct and stimulate re-search and development for the improvement of judicial administra-tion.

Stalking the Increase in the Rate of Federal Civil Appeals Carol Krafka, Joe S. Cecil, and Patricia Lombard * This study seeks to account for the increasing growth in civil appeals Stalking the increase in the rate of federal civil appeals book time?growth many analysts see as excessive and inexplicable.

The authors drew a random sample of. Stalking the Increase in the Rate of Federal Civil Appeals. Carol L. Krafka, Joe S. Cecil, Patricia A. Lombard. January 1, In Print: Available for Distribution. This report concludes that the increase in civil appeals has resulted mainly from the increased volume of litigation in the district courts.

The growth Stalking the increase in the rate of federal civil appeals book appellate caseloads has. Stalking the increase in the rate of federal civil appeals. Washington, D.C.: Federal Judicial Center, (OCoLC) Online version: Krafka, Carol. Stalking the increase in the rate of federal civil appeals.

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Stalking the increase in the rate of federal civil appeals / By Carol. Krafka, Patricia A. Lombard, Joe S. Cecil and Federal Judicial Center. Abstract. Shipping list no.: es bibliographical of access: Internet. Interstate stalking is defined by federal law 18 U.S.C.

§ A. Summary Findings. During a month period an estimated 14 in every 1, persons age 18 or older were victims of stalking; About half (46%) of stalking victims experienced at least one unwanted contact per week, and 11% of victims said they had been stalked for 5 years or more.

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Of these appeals, about 43 percent were dismissed or withdrawn, often due to the parties’ ­settling. In the ­remaining 57 percent, about a third were modified or reversed, either by an.

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