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Resource ID: #12669
Subject: Courts
Source: National Law Journal



The Law Journal analyzed the 11,940 cases in the federal trial courts for more than three years to determine the sorts of cases that make up the federal court backlog. The investigation found that contrary to popular rhetoric, suits between businesses predominated among the backlogged cases and that tort and prisoner suites make up a relatively small portion of the backlog. (July 31, 1995)

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