Appellate Caseloads

Decline of Appellate Caseloads Slows in 2010

Published October 2012

Appellate court caseloads dropped almost imperceptibly between 2009 and 2010, slowing a decline that began in 2007 after reaching an apex of over 284,000 cases... more...

Death Penalty Cases Account for 1 Percent of Appellate Court Caseloads

Published October 2012

For the 2010 reporting period, 12 courts of last resort and one intermediate appellate court reported complete death penalty caseloads... more...

Caseload Highlights

Appellate Jurisdiction and State Court Reporting Practices, 2010

Appellate State Court Caseload Tables, 2010