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Supreme Judicial Court case statistics

Below you'll find full bench caseload information and dispositions.
  FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017
Direct Entries 130 137 120 89 134 83 107 108
Direct Appellate Review Applications Allowed/Considered 34 / 82 35 / 87 36 / 78 45 / 94 42 / 98 40 / 100 53 / 126 48 / 122
Further Appellate Review Applications Allowed/Considered 32 / 726 46 / 960 29 / 814 37 / 826 24 / 786 26 / 697 39 / 847 19 / 795
Transferred by SJC on its Motion from Review of Entire Appeals Court Caseload 35 46 46 54 28 44 30 42
Gross Entries 231 264 231 225 228 193 229 217
Dismissals 42 17 14 29 15 17 19 12
Net Entries 189 247 217 196 213 176 210 205

 

Dispositions

  FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017
Full Opinions 164 150 155 164 157 161 152 170
Rescripts 61 37 40 44 43 34 39 45
Total Opinions 225 187 195 208 200 195 191 215
Total Appeals Decided* 231 194 200 211 205 201 196 227

*Indicates total number of appeals resolved by the Court's opinions.

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