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Where Did the Supreme Court’s Sixth District Criminal Cases Come From, 1990-2004?

Last week, we reviewed the data on which counties accounted for the Sixth District’s civil cases decided by the Supreme Court since 1990.  This week, we’re looking at the criminal cases. In 1990, the Court decided one criminal case each from Santa Clara and Monterey counties.  In 1991 and 1992, the Court decided three cases … Continue Reading

Where Did the Supreme Court’s Sixth District Civil Cases Come From, 2005-2019?

In 2000, the Supreme Court decided three civil cases from Santa Clara county and one from Monterey.  The Court decided two cases from Santa Clara in 2002 and three in 2003, and one case from Santa Cruz in 2004. In 2010, the Court decided five cases from Santa Clara county and one from Monterey.  The … Continue Reading

Where Did the Supreme Court’s Sixth District Civil Cases Come From, 1990-2004?

This week and next, we’re concluding our trip through the data for the counties of California’s six Court of Appeal districts with the civil and criminal cases from the Sixth District.  The Sixth encompasses only four counties: Santa Clara (by far the biggest), San Benito, Santa Cruz and Monterey.  Civil cases from the Sixth District … Continue Reading

Where Did the Fifth District’s Criminal Cases Come From, 2005-2019?

This time, we’re reviewing the most recent data for which trial courts accounted for the Supreme Court’s criminal cases from the Fifth District. In 2005, the Court decided three cases from Kern county and one each from Fresno, Merced, Tulare and Tuolumne counties.  In 2006, the Court decided two cases from Kern and one from … Continue Reading

Where Did the Fifth District’s Criminal Cases Come From, 1990-2004?

This time, we’re reviewing the data on the trial courts which produced the Supreme Court’s criminal cases from the Fifth District. In 1990, the Court decided only one Fifth District criminal case, which originated in Fresno county.  In 1991, the Court decided three cases from Tulare county and one each from Merced and Stanislaus county.  … Continue Reading

Where Did the Fifth District’s Civil Cases Come From, 2005-2019?

In recent years, Fifth District civil cases have continued to be relatively uncommon on the Court’s docket.  In 2005, the Court decided two cases from Fresno and one each from Kern and Stanislaus counties.  In 2006, the Court decided one case from Kern county and one from Tulare.  In 2007, the Court decided one case … Continue Reading

Where Did the Fifth District’s Civil Cases Come From, 1990-2004?

For the past two weeks, we’ve been reviewing the data on which county Superior Courts originated the Supreme Court’s civil and criminal decisions from the Fourth District.  Next up: the Fifth District. The Court decided no Fifth District civil cases in 1990.  In 1991, the Court decided one case each from Fresno and Kern counties.  … Continue Reading

Where Did the Fourth District’s Criminal Cases Come From, 2005-2019?

Today, we’re reviewing the data on the county of origin for the Supreme Court’s Fourth District criminal cases from 2005 to 2019. In 2005, the Court decided four criminal cases which originated in Orange county, two from San Diego and one from Riverside.  In 2006, there was one case from Orange and one from San … Continue Reading

Where Did the Fourth District’s Criminal Cases Come From, 1990-2004?

Last week, we tracked the data for which county trial courts accounted for the Supreme Court’s civil cases from the Fourth District from 1990 to 2019.  This week, we’re looking at the criminal side of the ledger. In 1990, the Supreme Court decided three criminal cases from San Diego county and one from Riverside.  In … Continue Reading

Where Did the Fourth District’s Civil Cases Come From, 2005-2019?

In 2005, the Court decided four cases from San Diego, three from Riverside, two from San Bernardino and one from Orange county.  In 2006 and 2007, the Fourth District’s smallest counties, Imperial and Inyo, finally broke through with their first civil cases since our data begins in 1990.  In 2006, the Court decided four cases … Continue Reading

Where Did the Fourth District’s Civil Cases Come From, 1990-2004?

For the past several weeks, we’ve been looking at the data on which trial courts produced the Supreme Court’s civil and criminal cases for each District of the Court of Appeal, year by year since 1990.  This week, we’re looking at the data for civil cases from the Fourth District. The Fourth District is comprised … Continue Reading

Where Did the Third District’s Criminal Cases Come From, 2005-2019?

Last time, we reviewed the data on which county trial courts originated the Third District criminal cases decided by the Supreme Court between 1990 and 2004.  Now let’s finish up with the years 2005 to 2019. In 2005, the Court decided two criminal cases from Sacramento and one from San Joaquin.  In 2006, the Court … Continue Reading

Where Did the Third District’s Criminal Cases Come From, 1990-2004?

Last week, we reviewed the data on which trial court produced the Supreme Court’s Third District civil cases from 1990 to 2019.  This week, we’re reviewing the Court’s criminal cases from the Third District.  There are twenty-three counties in California’s Third District: Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, El Dorado, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Mono, Nevada, Placer, … Continue Reading

Where Did the Third District’s Civil Cases Come From, 2005-2019?

In 2005, the Court decided five civil cases which originated in Sacramento and two from El Dorado.  In 2006, the Court decided five Sacramento cases and one each from Shasta and Sierra.  The following year, five cases originated in Sacramento and one each came from San Joaquin, Shasta and Sutter.  In 2008, four cases came … Continue Reading

Where Did the Third District’s Civil Cases Come From, 1990-2004?

Over the past two weeks, we’ve reviewed the Supreme Court’s Second District civil and criminal cases since 1990.  This week and next, we’re looking at the Court’s Third District cases. The Third District covers twenty-three California counties: Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, El Dorado, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Mono, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Shasta, … Continue Reading

Where Did the Court’s Second District’s Criminal Cases Come From (2005-2019)?

In 2005, the Court decided eight criminal cases from Los Angeles county.  In 2006, the Court decided five cases from Los Angeles and one from Santa Barbara.  The following year, the Court decided a dozen cases from Los Angeles and one from San Luis Obispo.  In 2008, the Court decided another dozen cases from Los … Continue Reading

Where Did the Court’s Second District Criminal Cases Come From (1990-2004)?

Last week, we examined the data for the county-by-county spread of the Supreme Court’s Second District civil cases.  This week, we’re looking at the Second District criminal cases. In 1990, the Court decided no Second District criminal cases at all.  In 1991, the Court decided one case from Los Angeles.  In 1992, the Court decided … Continue Reading

Where Did the Supreme Court’s Second District Civil Cases Come From (2005-2019)?

In 2005, Los Angeles produced fifteen civil cases and one was from Santa Barbara.  In 2006, the Court decided eighteen cases from Los Angeles, two from Santa Barbara and one from San Luis Obispo.  In 2007, seventeen cases were decided which originated in Los Angeles and one was from Santa Barbara.  In 2008, the Court … Continue Reading

Where Did the Supreme Court’s Second District Civil Cases Come From (1990-2004)?

Last week, we reviewed the data on how the Supreme Court’s First District civil and criminal cases were distributed among the counties of the District.  Today, we’re looking at the Second District. There are only four counties in the Second District – Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo.  Given that Los Angeles … Continue Reading

Where Did the Supreme Court’s First District Criminal Cases Come From?

Last time, we reviewed the distribution of the First District’s criminal cases at the Supreme Court among the First’s counties between 1990 and 2004.  This time, we’re reviewing the data for the years 2005 to 2019. In 2005, the Supreme Court decided one criminal case each from Alameda, Marin and San Mateo counties.  In 2006, … Continue Reading

Where Did the Court’s First District Criminal Cases Come From (Part 1 of 2)?

Last week, we tracked which county Circuit Courts accounted for the Supreme Court’s First District civil cases from 1990 to 2019.  This week, we’re looking at the criminal side. In 1990, the Court decided one case each from Contra Costa county and Mendocino.  In 1991, the Court decided one case from Alameda, Humboldt and Sonoma.  … Continue Reading

Where Did the Court’s First District Civil Cases Come From (Part 2 of 2)?

Last time, we began reviewing the Supreme Court’s civil cases from the First District, tracking the counties in which the cases originated, five years at a time.  Today we’re reviewing the data for the years 2005-2019. In 2005, the Court decided five cases from San Francisco, two from Alameda and one from Marin.  In 2006, … Continue Reading

Where Did the Court’s First District Civil Cases Come From (Part 1 of 2)?

Last time, we reviewed which Districts and Divisions of the Court of Appeal produced the Supreme Court’s civil and criminal dockets.  This week, we’re drilling down a bit more and looking at the originating trial courts.  Since we reviewed this data about eighteen months ago, we’re looking at it this time in a slightly different … Continue Reading

Which Districts of the Court of Appeal Account for the Court’s Criminal Docket (2005-2019)?

This time, we’re concluding our review of the Court of Appeal Districts and Divisions which accounted for the Court’s criminal docket by reviewing the years 2005 to 2019.  Between 2005 and 2009, the Court decided 22 criminal cases from the First District: 7 from Division 2, 4 apiece from Divisions 1, 4 and 5 and … Continue Reading
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