Performance Measures

2013 Trial Bench and Bar Survey Results

 

 

 Supreme Court

 COA - Division One

 COA - Division Two

Q01 - The [Court] resolves its cases expeditiously.

88%
(194/221)

76%
(292/384)

95%
(172/181)

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

97%
(210/217)

94%
(328/350)

91%
(143/157) 

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

95%
(220/232)

88%
(343/388)

82%
(147/179)

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

94%
(216/231)

86%
(334/390)

77%
(141/184)

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

94%
(222/235)

90%
(360/398)

87%
(165/190)

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

94%
(217/230)

89%
(339/381)

92%
(168/182)

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

98%
(230/234)

97%
(377/387)

98%
(179/182)

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

99%
(212/215)

94%
(358/381)

93%
(164/176)

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

83%
(159/192)

86%
(297/344)

93%
(144/155)

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

 92%
(206/223)

89%
(335/375)

90%
(154/172)

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