May 22, 2022

Reference: 2016 Statistics About U.S. Federal Courts Released (Cases Filed, Nature of Suit, etc)

From the Administrator of the U.S. Courts:

The Annual Report of the Director highlights the agency’s efforts to increase efficiencies, contain costs, and adopt innovative approaches in its mission of serving the federal Judiciary and the dedicated people who work for the Third Branch of government.

The second report, the 2016 Judicial Business of the United States Courts, provides statistical tables about federal cases filed by circuit, district, and offense or nature of suit, among many other topics. A multi-year comparison of judicial caseload indicators is included.

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