Date:                January 11, 2007

 

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

 

From:               Cornelia G. Clark, Clerk

 

Re:                   SUPREME COURT MONTHLY STATISTICAL REPORT - DECEMBER

 

 

                                                     Cumulative:  January 1, 2006 through December  31, 2006

 

Cases                 

*Carried over      139

  Civil                121

  Criminal            18

 

 Actions Filed                               124

  Discp., Jud., Bar Adm.                 71

  Supervisory Writ                           44

  Orig. Action                                   9

  Misc-Civil                                      0

          -Criminal                               0

 

Petitions for Review

*Carried over         166

  Civil                     74

  Criminal               92

Filed                                            877

  Civil                                           484

  Criminal                                     393

 

 

Petitions for Bypass

*Carried over      5

  Civil                5

  Criminal          0

Filed                                             27

  Civil                                             18

  Criminal                                        9

 

Certifications

*Carried over      5

  Civil                5

  Criminal          0

Filed                                             20

  Civil                                             14

  Criminal                                        6

 

TOTAL MATTERS

DOCKETED                               1363

  Civil                                           845

  Criminal                                     518

Cases Terminated                        200

  Opinion-Civil                                88

  Opinion-Criminal                          21

  Order-Civil                                   88

  Order-Criminal                               3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reviews Terminated                     821

  Granted-Civil                                46

  Granted-Criminal                          18

  Denied-Civil                               390

  Denied-Criminal                         367

 

 

 

 

Bypasses Terminated                    29

  Granted-Civil                                 0

  Granted-Criminal                           0

  Denied-Civil                                 20

  Denied-Criminal                             9

 

 

 

Certifications Term'd.                      22

  Granted-Civil                                12

  Granted-Criminal                           2

  Denied-Civil                                   6

  Denied-Criminal                             2

 

 

 

TOTAL MATTERS

TERMINATED                            1072

  Civil                                          650

  Criminal                                    422

 

Cases Pending              141

  Civil                            127

  Criminal                        14

 

 

(Reviews, bypasses &

certifications granted have been added to cases pending.)

 

 

 

 

Reviews Pending                                        222

  Civil                            122

  Criminal                      100

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bypasses Pending            3

  Civil                               3

  Criminal                         0

 

 

 

 

 

Certifications Pending        3

  Civil                               1

  Criminal                         2

 

 

 

 

 

 TOTAL PENDING         369

  Civil                            253

  Criminal                      116

 

 

 

 

*Carried over from 12/31/2005. 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 DECEMBER

 

 

Actions filed                                                  10

      Disciplinary, Jud., Bar Adm.                        5

      Supervisory Writ                                        4

      Original Action                                           1

      Miscellaneous-CI                                       0

                             -CR                                    0

 

Petitions for Review filed                                 57

      Civil                                                         31

      Criminal                                                   26

 

Petitions for Bypass filed                                  3

      Civil                                                          3

      Criminal                                                    0

 

Certifications filed                                            2

      Civil                                                          1

      Criminal                                                    1

 

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Cases Terminated                                            8

      Opinion - Civil                                            2

      Opinion - Criminal                                      2

      Order - Civil                                               4

      Order - Criminal                                         0

 

Petitions for Review Terminated                       40           Granted           4             Denied           36

      Civil                                                         22                                  2                                 20

      Criminal                                                   18                                  2                                 16

 

Petitions for Bypass Terminated                        4           Granted           0             Denied            4

      Civil                                                          3                                  0                                   3

      Criminal                                                    1                                  0                                   1

Certifications Terminated                                  1           Granted           1             Denied            0

      Civil                                                          1                                  1                                   0

      Criminal                                                    0                                  0                                   0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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STATUS OF PENDING CASES

Disciplinary / Bar Admissions Matters                         44

Civil                                           44

Criminal                                         0

First Brief Due                                       5

Civil                                            3

Criminal                                         2

Second Brief Due                                     5

Civil                                            4

Criminal                                         1

Reply Brief Due                                      1

Civil                                            1

Criminal                                         0

Cases with Motions Pending                               7

Civil                                            7

Criminal                                         0

Cases with Petitions Pending                               15

Civil                                             15

Criminal                                         0

Cases Ready to be Calendared                             2

Civil                                            2

Criminal                                         0

Cases Assigned for Argument                             18

Civil                                           13

Criminal                                         5

Cases Assigned for Submission on Briefs                       0

Civil                                            0

Criminal                                         0

Cases Under Submission                                42

Civil                                           36

Criminal                                         6

Other Brief Due                                      2

Civil                                            2

Criminal                                         0

Cases On Hold                                       0

Civil                                            0

Criminal                                         0

Miscellaneous                                       0

Civil                                            0

Criminal                                         0

TOTAL CASES PENDING                               141

Civil                                            127

                                          Criminal                                                                                                                                                        14


 

 

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                                                           MISCELLANEOUS MATTERS

                                                                             December

 

                                                                                                                                               

                                   Motions for Reconsideration Filed                                                           0

                                   Motions Filed                                                                                      54

                                   Sua Sponte Matters Filed                                                                      4           

 

                                   Motions for Reconsideration Terminated                                                 0

                                   Motions Terminated                                                                             59

                                   Sua Sponte Matters Terminated                                                             7

 

                                   Motions for Reconsideration Pending                                                     1

                                   Motions Pending                                                                                 45

                                   Sua Sponte Matters Pending                                                                5           

 

                                   Motions for Reconsideration Under Submission                                       1

                                   Motions Under Submission                                                                  37

                                   Sua Sponte Matters Under Submission                                                   5

 

                                   Petitions for Supervisory Writ Pending                                                   11

                                   Petitions for Supervisory Writ Filed                                                         4

                                   Petitions for Supervisory Writ Under Subm.                                           11

                                   Petitions for Supervisory Writ Terminated:                                               2

                                      Granted -  0 Denied - 3  Transferred - 0