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Tracking the Reversal Rates of the Districts of the Courts of Appeal in Criminal Cases, 2008-2015 (Part 2)

Today, we complete our two-week review of the reversal rates of the Districts and Divisions of the Courts of Appeal in civil and criminal cases between 2000 and 2015. The Court has heard only two criminal cases from Division One of the First District between 2008 and 2015.  Both were affirmed.  Division Two of the … Continue Reading

Tracking the Reversal Rates of the Districts of the Courts of Appeal in Civil Cases, 2008-2015 (Part 2)

Last week, we began reviewing the reversal rate of each District (and Division) of the Courts of Appeal in civil and criminal cases.  We began with the years 2000 through 2007.  This week, we analyze the data for the years 2008 through 2015. Division One of the First District has fared quite well for the … Continue Reading

Tracking the Reversal Rates of the Districts of the Courts of Appeal in Criminal Cases (Part 1)

Yesterday, we addressed the District-by-District three-year floating reversal rates in civil cases in the Courts of Appeal from 2002 through 2007.  Today we turn our attention to the performance of the Courts of Appeal in criminal cases. Division Two of the First District improved its performance consistently through these years – from one-quarter affirmance in … Continue Reading

Tracking the Reversal Rates of the Districts of the Courts of Appeal in Civil Cases (Part 1)

Last week, we finished reviewing the voting patterns of the California Supreme Court in automatic death penalty appeals – how often was the Court’s decision unanimous, and how often did the Court have zero and one dissenter?  This week, we turn to the District-by-District reversal rates of the Courts of Appeal. Because the districts of … Continue Reading
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