Case Study Hamilton County Judges Essay

1535 Words Jun 30th, 2012 7 Pages
The purpose of this report is to evaluate the performance of the Hamilton county judges, in three different courts. The data is compiled from information gathered over a three year period and includes a total of 182,908 cases handled by 38 judges in Common Pleas Court, Domestic Relations Court, and Municipal Court. The information presented should help determine how many cases have been appealed, reversed, or a combination of stated variables which will help determine the amount of errors made by judges. The judges will also be ranked in order of efficiency, as to how they appropriately handle each case. The information found is as follows:

Given the data in the sample of Hamilton County Judges the probability of cases being
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0.004349 or 0.43%
Richard Niehaus 0.004772 or 0.48%
Thomas Nurre 0.002 or 0.20%
John O'Connor 0.004042 or 0.40%
Robert Ruehlman 0.005616 or 0.56%
J. Howard Sundermann Jr. 0.010471 or 1.05%
Ann Marie Tracey 0.004139 or 0.41%
Ralph Winkler 0.001942 or 0.19%

DOMESTIC RELATIONS COURT

JUDGE PROBABILITY OF REVERSAL

Penelope Cunningham 0.000366 or 0.04%
Patrick Dinkelacker 0.000667 or 0.07%
Deborah Gaines 0.001023 or 0.10%
Ronald Panioto 0.000231 or 0.02%

MUNICIPAL COURT

JUDGE PROBABILITY OF REVERSAL

Mike Allen 0.000651 or 0.07%
Nadine Allen 0.000768 or 0.08%
Timothy Black 0.000754 or 0.08%
David Davis 0.000646 or 0.06%
Leslie Isaiah Gaines 0.002461 or 0.25%
Karla Grady 0 or 0.00%
Deidra Hair 0 or 0.00%
Dennis Helmick 0.000633 or 0.06%
Timothy Hogan 0.000867 or 0.09%
James Patrick Kenney 0.000357 or 0.04%
Joseph Luebbers 0.001703 or 0.17%
William Mallory 0.001087 or 0.11%
Melba Marsh 0.000852 or 0.09%
Beth Mattingly 0.000337 or 0.03%
Albert Mestemaker 0.001809 or 0.18%
Mark Painter 0.00134 or 0.13%
Jack Rosen 0.001669 or 0.17%
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