Arizona Judicial Branch

Capital Case Oversight Committee

The Supreme Court established the Capital Case Task Force on February 12, 2007 by Administrative Order No. 2007-18, to address capital cases then awaiting trial in Maricopa County.  The Task Force reported its findings and recommendations to the Arizona Judicial Council on October 24, 2007.  The Task Force recommended that the Supreme Court appoint an on-going committee to monitor capital caseload reduction efforts.

The Court established the Capital Case Oversight Committee by Administrative Order No. 2007-92.  The Oversight Committee will continue to study and recommend measures to facilitate capital case reduction efforts, make recommendations for adequate notice to the Supreme Court to assist the Court in making the necessary modifications to its staffing levels and judicial assignments to ensure the timely processing of appeals, and develop recommendations for any formal policies deemed necessary.

CCOC Meeting Information 
Archived CCOC Meetings / Minutes 
Membership List
Capital Case Task Force Archived Minutes 
December 2015 Report
December 2014 Report
December 2013 Report
December 2012 Report
November 2010 Report 
November 2009 Report 
November 2008 Report 
Report of Recommendations to the Arizona Judicial Council - September 2007
Administrative Orders 
AO 2009-125  extending the Capital Case Oversight Committee
Administrative Order 2010-137