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Arizona Judicial Branch

2009 Trial Bench and Bar Survey Results

 

 

 Supreme Court

 COA - Division One

 COA - Division Two

Q01 - The [Court] resolves its cases expeditiously.

84.2%
(176/209)

74.8%
(155/207)

90.9%
(151/166)

Q02 - The [Court] renders decisions without any improper outside influences.

93.5%
(190/203)

93.3%
(180/193)

96.1%
(148/154) 

Q03 - The [Court] considers each case based upon its facts and applicable law.

92.5%
(198/214)

88.1%
(185/210)

91.4%
(149/163)

Q04 - The [Court]'s written decisions reflect thoughtful and fair evaluation of the parties’ arguments.

91.5%
(194/212)

83.4%
(177/210)

86.8%
(145/167)

Q05 - The [Court]'s written decisions clearly state the applicable legal principles that govern the decision.

94.8%
(202/213)

86.2%
(187/217)

90.6%
(156/172)

Q06 - The [Court]'s written decisions clearly inform the trial courts and parties of what additional steps, if any, must be taken.

93.2%
(193/207)

86.9%
(179/206)

89.7%
(140/156)

Q07 - The [Court]’s written decisions treat trial court judges with courtesy and respect.

98.1%
(207/211)

94.3%
(198/210)

96.4%
(163/168)

Q08 - The [Court] treats attorneys with courtesy and respect.

98.4%
(189/192)

95.3%
(183/192)

93.5%
(144/154)

Q09 - The [Court] is procedurally and economically accessible to the public and attorneys.

81.3%
(144/177)

86.0%
(154/179)

90.9%
(130/143)

Q10 - The [Court] effectively informs attorneys and trial judges of its procedures, operations, and activities.

 87.8%
(181/206)

91.5%
(183/200)

91.4%
(139/152)

Note: Results indicate the percent of respondents who selected "Agree or Strongly Agree" and excludes all "Undecided or Unknown" responses.