civil case terminates in federal district court, the court clerk transmits
a form to the Administrative Office containing information about the
case. The form includes data regarding the subject matter category
(such as branches of tort, contract, civil rights, and other areas of
law), the jurisdictional basis, the amount
demanded, the case's origin in the district
as original or removed or transferred, the dates of filing
and termination in the district, the procedural
stage of the case at termination (including whether it was tried
by judge or jury), the procedural method of disposition, and, when a
judgment was entered, who prevailed and
any amount awarded in damages or other relief.
(To get further information that should help in defining the critical
terms, you can click on the highlighted terms or go to the 210KB ICPSR
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