FY2008 District Court Annual Report--Appellate Division by qqk83867

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									MASSACHUSETTS DISTRICT COURT – APPELLATE DIVISION – FY 2008


                                                    Southern    Northern    Western    TOTAL
                                                     District    District   District

APPEALS
 Appeals Received                                        47           41         22       110

PROCEEDINGS ON APPEALS
 On Merits                                               31           35         18        84
 Other                                                    0            0          0         0
 TOTAL Proceedings on Appeal                             31           35         18        84

DISPOSITION OF APPEALS
 Appeal Dismissed                                        20           27         12        59
 New Trial Ordered                                        4            7          0        11
 Finding Reversed                                         5            3          4        12
 Petition Allowed                                         0            7          1         8
 TOTAL Appeals Disposed of                               33           44         17        94

AVERAGE DURATION OF APPEALS (DAYS)
 Trial Court Judgment to Appellate Division Entry       208          253        167       209
 Appellate Division Entry to Disposition                146          160        292       199

G.L. c. 231, §118 SINGLE JUSTICE PETITIONS                 1           1           0           2

MOTIONS
 Motions to Consolidate                                   3            2           2        7
 Summary Process Bond Reviews                             4           13           1       18
 G.L. 261, § 27D Indigent Costs                           7            3           1       11
 Other Motions                                            2            3           2        7
 Total Motions Received                                  16           21           6       43
 Proceedings on Motions                                   3           13           1       17
 Motions Disposed                                        15           21           6       42



CIVIL MOTOR VEHICLE INFRACTION APPEALS
 Appeals Received                                        25           40         18        83

DISPOSITION OF CMVI APPEALS
 Finding Sustained                                       25           58         26       109
 Finding Reversed                                         2            7          0         9
 New Hearing Ordered                                      0            1          0         1
 Other                                                    0            0          0         0
 TOTAL Appeals Disposed of                               27           66         26       119

AVERAGE DURATION OF CMVI APPEALS
 Appellate Division Entry to Disposition                141          237        190       189

								
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