Criminal Caseloads

Criminal Caseloads Continue to Decline

Published October 2012

The combined number of incoming felony, misdemeanor, and other criminal cases reported by state courts was virtually identical to that which was reported in 2009... more...



Court Structure Shapes Distribution of Criminal Cases

Published October 2012

This table further illustrates the different strategies states use to manage Criminal caseloads. Single-tiered courts (as well as Missouri and Vermont) process all Criminal cases in courts of general jurisdiction... more...

Caseload Highlights

Criminal Jurisdiction and State Court Reporting Practices, 2010

State Court Caseload Tables, 2010