Date:                May 11, 2007

 

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

 

From:               David R. Schanker, Clerk

 

Re:                   SUPREME COURT MONTHLY STATISTICAL REPORT - APRIL

 

 

                                                          Cumulative:  January 1, 2007 through April 30, 2007

 

Cases                 

*Carried over         141

  Civil                   127

  Criminal               14

 

 Actions Filed                                39

  Discp., Jud., Bar Adm.                 23

  Supervisory Writ                           14

  Orig. Action                                   2

  Misc-Civil                                      0

          -Criminal                               0

 

Petitions for Review

*Carried over         222

  Civil                   122

  Criminal             100

Filed                                            282

  Civil                                           147

  Criminal                                     135

 

 

Petitions for Bypass

*Carried over      3

  Civil                3

  Criminal          0

Filed                                             10

  Civil                                             10

  Criminal                                        0

 

Certifications

*Carried over      3

  Civil                1

  Criminal          2

Filed                                               4

  Civil                                              3

  Criminal                                        1

 

TOTAL MATTERS

DOCKETED                                 704

  Civil                                           452

  Criminal                                     252

Cases Terminated                          75

  Opinion-Civil                                34

  Opinion-Criminal                            5

  Order-Civil                                   34

  Order-Criminal                               2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reviews Terminated                     310

  Granted-Civil                                22

  Granted-Criminal                           6

  Denied-Civil                               158

  Denied-Criminal                         124

 

 

 

 

Bypasses Terminated                    13

  Granted-Civil                                 0

  Granted-Criminal                           0

  Denied-Civil                                 13

  Denied-Criminal                             0

 

 

 

Certifications Term'd.                       5

  Granted-Civil                                 3

  Granted-Criminal                           1

  Denied-Civil                                   1

  Denied-Criminal                             0

 

 

 

TOTAL MATTERS

TERMINATED                              403

  Civil                                          265

  Criminal                                    138

 

Cases Pending              137

  Civil                            123

  Criminal                        14

 

 

(Reviews, bypasses &

certifications granted have been added to cases pending.)

 

 

 

 

Reviews Pending                                        194

  Civil                              89

  Criminal                      105

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bypasses Pending            0

  Civil                               0

  Criminal                         0

 

 

 

 

 

Certifications Pending        2

  Civil                               0

  Criminal                         2

 

 

 

 

 

 TOTAL PENDING         333

  Civil                            212

  Criminal                      121

 

 

 

 

*Carried over from 12/31/2006. Note:       Statistics state the "number of cases" covered by the filing and/or termination of a Review, Bypass or Certification.


 

 

CASE ACTIVITY DURING THE MONTH OF APRIL

 

 

Actions filed                                                    7

      Disciplinary, Jud., Bar Adm.                        4

      Supervisory Writ                                        1

      Original Action                                           2

      Miscellaneous-CI                                       0

                             -CR                                    0

 

Petitions for Review filed                                 68

      Civil                                                         35

      Criminal                                                   33

 

Petitions for Bypass filed                                  0

      Civil                                                          0

      Criminal                                                    0

 

Certifications filed                                            1

      Civil                                                          0

      Criminal                                                    1

 

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Cases Terminated                                          13

      Opinion - Civil                                            3

      Opinion - Criminal                                      0

      Order - Civil                                               9

      Order - Criminal                                         1

 

Petitions for Review Terminated                       83           Granted         11             Denied           72

      Civil                                                         52                                  8                                 45

      Criminal                                                   30                                  3                                 27

 

Petitions for Bypass Terminated                        7           Granted           0             Denied            7

      Civil                                                          7                                  0                                   7

      Criminal                                                    0                                  0                                   0

Certifications Terminated                                  3           Granted           2             Denied            1

      Civil                                                          3                                  2                                   1

      Criminal                                                    0                                  0                                   0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STATUS OF PENDING CASES

Disciplinary / Bar Admissions Matters                                                              39

Civil                                                                                                           39

Criminal                                                                                                       0

First Brief Due                                                                                                12

Civil                                                                                                           10

Criminal                                                                                                       2

Second Brief Due                                                                                             4

Civil                                                                                                             3

Criminal                                                                                                       1

Reply Brief Due                                                                                                0

Civil                                                                                                             0

Criminal                                                                                                       0

Cases with Motions Pending                                                                             5

Civil                                                                                                             4

Criminal                                                                                                       1

Cases with Petitions Pending                                                                            6

Civil                                                                                                             6

Criminal                                                                                                       0

Cases Ready to be Calendared                                                                         3

Civil                                                                                                             3

Criminal                                                                                                       0

Cases Assigned for Argument                                                                          0

Civil                                                                                                             0

Criminal                                                                                                       2

Cases Assigned for Submission on Briefs                                                          0

Civil                                                                                                             0

Criminal                                                                                                       0

Cases Under Submission                                                                                62

Civil                                                                                                           52

Criminal                                                                                                     10

Other Brief Due                                                                                                2

Civil                                                                                                             2

Criminal                                                                                                       0

Cases On Hold                                                                                                2

Civil                                                                                                             1

Criminal                                                                                                       1

Miscellaneous                                                                                                  1

Civil                                                                                                             1

Criminal                                                                                                       0

TOTAL CASES PENDING                                                                             136

Civil                                                                                                         121

                                          Criminal                                                                                                   15


 

 

 

 

                                                           MISCELLANEOUS MATTERS

                                                                                 APRIL

 

                                                                                                                                               

                                   Motions for Reconsideration Filed                                                           3

                                   Motions Filed                                                                                      69

                                   Sua Sponte Matters Filed                                                                    20           

 

                                   Motions for Reconsideration Terminated                                                 2

                                   Motions Terminated                                                                             73

                                   Sua Sponte Matters Terminated                                                           13

 

                                   Motions for Reconsideration Pending                                                     3

                                   Motions Pending                                                                                 47

                                   Sua Sponte Matters Pending                                                               14           

 

                                   Motions for Reconsideration Under Submission                                       3

                                   Motions Under Submission                                                                  32

                                   Sua Sponte Matters Under Submission                                                 14

 

                                   Petitions for Supervisory Writ Pending                                                    4

                                   Petitions for Supervisory Writ Filed                                                         1

                                   Petitions for Supervisory Writ Under Submission                                      3

                                   Petitions for Supervisory Writ Terminated:                                               4

                                      Granted -  0 Denied - 4  Transferred - 1