Overwhelming Evidence: The Challenges and Opportunities of Evidence-Based Management in the Courts

Judicature, Forthcoming

21 Pages Posted: 21 Jun 2011 Last revised: 30 Sep 2014

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Jon B. Gould

American University - School of Public Affairs; American University - Washington College of Law

Roger E. Hartley

University of Baltimore

William Raftery

National Center for State Courts

Linda Merola

George Mason University

James C. Oleson

University of Auckland

Date Written: June 17, 2011

Abstract

This paper reviews works on the importance of Evidence Based Management and argues for its widespread us in the United States and state court systems. We provide some case evidence of how evidence based management has been adopted in some courts and what the potential benefits and costs of its use.

Keywords: courts, evidence based management, court management, court administration, judicial administration

Suggested Citation

Gould, Jon B. and Hartley, Roger E. and Raftery, William and Merola, Linda and Oleson, James C., Overwhelming Evidence: The Challenges and Opportunities of Evidence-Based Management in the Courts (June 17, 2011). Judicature, Forthcoming, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1866294

Jon B. Gould

American University - School of Public Affairs ( email )

Washington, DC 20016
United States

American University - Washington College of Law ( email )

4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016
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Roger E. Hartley (Contact Author)

University of Baltimore ( email )

Baltimore, MD 21214
United States
828-458-0944 (Phone)

William Raftery

National Center for State Courts ( email )

300 Newport Ave.
Williamsburg, VA 23185
United States

Linda Merola

George Mason University ( email )

4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

James C. Oleson

University of Auckland ( email )

Auckland
New Zealand

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