CIVIL JUSTICE NEWS
Stunning Drop in Federal Plaintiffs’ Win Rate is Complete Mystery
According to a new study, the winning rate for plaintiffs in civil litigation in federal courts mysteriously declined between 1985 and 1995, from about 70 percent to 30 percent.
What’s Happening in Federal Court?
The inaugural symposium of the Civil Justice Research Initiative at Berkeley Law brought together leading legal scholars and social scientists from around the country to share their research and discuss the legal process in federal courts. See event photos >
CIVIL JUSTICE RESEARCH
National Conference of State Courts, The Landscape of Civil Justice Litigation in State Courts
The NCSC undertook a study entitled The Landscape of Civil Litigation in State Courts to document case characteristics and outcomes in civil cases disposed in state courts.