Business Court Studies and Reports 2010 – 2018

Following up on our previous post covering 2000 – 2009, numerous states have produced studies on the merits of establishing business courts, or reports evaluating existing business courts. This post provides links to studies and reports on business courts and complex litigation courts from 2010 – 2018.

Arizona

Business Court Advisory Committee Report to the Arizona Judicial Council (2014)

Arizona Commercial Court Pilot Program Report to the Arizona Judicial Council (2016)

Arizona Commercial Court Pilot Program Report to the Arizona Judicial Council (2017)

Commercial Court Review Committee’s Report to the Arizona Judicial Council (2018)

NCSC  Commercial Court Evaluation Final Report (December 2018)

Georgia

We have previously posted links to the Georgia Business Court’s regular annual reports here.

Indiana

Commercial Courts Pilot Project (June 1, 2016 – December 1, 2017)

The Indiana Commercial Court Working Group Final Report and Recommendation (11/1/18)

Iowa

Iowa Specialty Business Court Pilot Project Initial Evaluation (2014)

Iowa Business Court Pilot Program Second Annual Evaluation (2015)

Iowa Business Court Program Third Annual Evaluation (2016)

Kentucky

Kentucky Civil Justice Reform Commission Outlines (2018)

Maryland

Report on Business Courts, Recent Developments and Related Issues, prepared for Prof.  Michelle Harner, Director, UM Carey Law Business Law Program (2015)

Final Report and Proposed Recommendations Maryland Business and Technology Case Management Program (2017)

Minnesota

Recommendations of the Minnesota Supreme Court Civil Justice Reform Task Force (2012)

Nevada

Nevada Legislature, Implementation of Courts of Chancery

New Jersey

Report of the Working Group on Business Litigation (2014)

New York

Report and Recommendations to the Chief Judge of the State of New York (2012)

North Carolina

Semiannual Report on North Carolina Business Court (4/1/15)

Semiannual Report on North Carolina Business Court (4/1/16)

Semiannual Report on North Carolina Business Court (10/1/16)

Semiannual Report on North Carolina Business Court (2/1/18)

Semiannual Report on North Carolina Business Court (8/1/18)

Ohio

Report and Recommendations of the Supreme Court of Ohio Task Force on Commercial Dockets (December 2011)

Philadelphia

Links to reports on Philadelphia’s Commerce Court can be found here

Tennessee

Report from Davidson County Pilot Business Court (2016)

Business Court Docket Phase 2 Guidelines (2017)

Report and Recommendations for the Business Court Docket Pilot Project (Dec. 2017)

West Virginia

Business Court Division 2016 Annual Report

Business Court Division 2017 Annual Report

Wisconsin

In re Creation of a Pilot Program, Dedicated Circuit Court Judicial Dockets for Large Claim Business and Commercial Cases (2016)