Hamilton County Judges Case Essay

3049 Words Jul 19th, 2012 13 Pages
CASE PROBLEM: HAMILTON COUNTY JUDGES Hamilton County Judges try thousands of cases per year. In an overwhelming majority of the cases disposed, the verdict stands as rendered. However, some cases are appealed, and of those appealed, some of the cases are reversed. Kristen DelGuzzi of the Cincinnati Enquirer conducted a study of cases handled by Hamilton County Judges over a three-year period ( Cincinnati Enquirer, January 11, 1998 ). Shown in Table 2.5 are the results for 182,908 cases handled (disposed) by 38 Judges in Common Pleas Court, Domestic relations Court, and Municipal Court. Two of the judges (Dinkelacker and Hogan) did not serve in the same court for the entire three-year period. The purpose of the newspaper’s study was to …show more content…
Howard Sundermann Ann Marie Tracey Ralph Winkler ( 137/3037 ) ( 119/3372 ) ( 44+19/1258+6001 ) ( 60+13/1954 +2308) ( 127/3138 ) ( 91/2264 ) ( 121/3032 ) ( 131/2959 ) ( 125/3219 ) ( 137/3353 ) ( 121/3000 ) ( 129/2969 ) ( 145/3205 ) ( 60/955 ) ( 127/3141 ) (88/3089) = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = Appeal by Judge (P) 0.04511 0.03529 0.034976 0.03706 0.04047 0.04019 0.03991 0.04427 0.03883 0.04086 0.04033 0.04345 0.04524 0.06283 0.04043 .028488 Appeal by Judge (%) 4.51% 3.53% 3.50% 3.07% 4.05% 4.02% 3.99% 4.43% 3.88% 4.09% 4.03% 4.34% 4.52% 6.28% 4.04% 2.85%

DOMESTIC RELATION: JUDGE Penelope Cunningham Patrick Dinkelacker ( 7/2729 ) = ( 44+19/1258+6001 ) = ( 48/8799 ) ( 32/12970 ) = = Appeal by Judge (P) 0.00257 Appeal by Judge (%) 0.26%

0.005455 0.00546 0.00247

0.55% 0.55% 0.25%

Deborah Gaines Ronald Panioto

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MUNICIPAL COURT: JUDGE Mike Allen Nadine Allen Timothy Black David Davis Leslie Isaiah Gaines Karla Grady Deidra Hair Dennis Helmick Timothy Hogan James Patrick Kenney Joseph Luebberes William Mallory Melba Marsh Beth Mattingly Albert Mestermaker Mark Painter Jack Rosen Mark Schweikert David Stockdale John A. West ( 43/6149 ) ( 34/7812 ) ( 41/7954 ) ( 43/7736 ) ( 35/5282 ) ( 6/5253 ) ( 5/2532 ) ( 29/7900 ) ( 60+13/1954 +2308) ( 6/2798 ) ( 25/4698 ) ( 38/8277 ) ( 34/8219 ) ( 13/2971 ) ( 28/4975 ) ( 7/2239 ) ( 41/7790 ) ( 33/5403 ) ( 22/5371 ) ( 4/2797 ) = = = = = = = = = = = = =

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