In 2010, Division Two of the Second District averaged six votes to affirm in cases not unanimously affirmed.  Division Four of the Second averaged three votes and Division Four of the First and Division Three of the Second averaged two votes.  In 2011, Division Three of the First District averaged six votes to affirm.  Divisions

This time, we’re addressing the first of our two-question analysis of the Districts’ record at the Supreme Court in civil cases: how likely is it that each District (and Division) will be affirmed unanimously?

In 2000, one-third of the decisions reviewed from Division One of the First District were affirmed unanimously, while none of the

This week, we’re concluding our three-week multi-part post on the originating jurisdictions for the California Supreme Court’s civil and criminal cases between 1990 and 2020.  In this post, we’re finishing the civil side of the docket, reviewing the years 2010 to 2020.

As usual, we omit the leading jurisdiction, Los Angeles County, from the Table

Between 2000 and 2009, the California Supreme Court decided 617 criminal, quasi-criminal and juvenile justice cases.  Los Angeles County accounted for 188 of those cases.  Orange County was second, followed by San Diego, Santa Clara, Alameda, Riverside and Sacramento counties.

Twenty additional jurisdictions which produced more than one case apiece during these years are reported

Today, we’re reporting the originating jurisdictions for the Supreme Court between the years 2000 and 2009.  We omit Los Angeles County from the Table to make it more easily readable.  Los Angeles County accounted for 147 civil cases between 2000 and 2009.

San Francisco County was twelfth in population but second in criminal cases.  Next

In Table 1496, we report the jurisdictions where the Court’s criminal cases originated between 1990 and 1999.  Los Angeles County accounted for 111 cases.  The State Bar Court was next, followed by Orange County, the third most populous county in the state.  Santa Clara County, the sixth most populous county, was next followed by San