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Judicial Selection and Judicial Administration Innovations in the United States, 1970-1979

Resource Type
Dataset : aggregate data
  • Glick, Henry R.
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
Funding Reference
  • Florida State University. Policy Sciences Program
Free Keywords
administration; court system; criminal justice system; funding; judge selection; management; policies and procedures; state courts; trial courts
  • Abstract

    This data collection contains information for all 50 states on the major developments in the selection of state judges and the administration of each state court system. The data include the age of the state administrator's office, the percentage of court administrative staffers per total number of judges in trial courts, the salary of the state court administrator, and the percentage of total state expenditures allocated to court management. In addition, the court systems are rated according to eight indexes, including the Berkson/Carbon Consolidation and Simplification of Trial Court Structure Index and the 1967 Procedural Rule-Making Power Index.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 1970 / 1979
    Time period: 1970--1979
  • Collection date: 1979
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
All 50 states.
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8252 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Caldeira, Gregory A.. The transmission of legal precedent: A study of state Supreme Courts. American Political Science Review.79, (1), 178-194.1985.
    • ID: (URL)
  • Glick, Henry R.. Supreme courts in state and judicial administration. State Supreme Courts: Policymakers in the Federal System.Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. 1982.
  • Glick, Henry R.. Innovation in state judicial administration: Effects on court management and organization. American Politics Quarterly.9, (1), 49-69.1981.
    • ID: 10.1177/1532673X8100900103 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

Glick, Henry R. (1984): Judicial Selection and Judicial Administration Innovations in the United States, 1970-1979. Version 1. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.