Appellate courts—both state and federal—have experienced dramatic increases in court business since 1960. A popular policy to meet this demand has been to encourage litigants to end their appeals short of decision by the judges. Few of these programs have been evaluated; and of those few the evidence is either insufficient to support claims of effectiveness, or demonstrate that some preappeal procedures do not work.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||20|
|Journal||Law & Policy|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1979|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Sociology and Political Science