Yesterday, we continued tracking the areas of law, year by year, in which governmental entities appealed in civil cases. Today, we’re completing our review with the years 2011 through 2016.
Once again, the leading areas for governmental entities appeals were government and administrative law with 21 and constitutional law with 10. The court decided five tort cases from governmental entities and five civil procedure cases, four tax cases and three employment cases.
The court decided three government and administrative law cases in 2011, three in 2012, five in 2013, one in 2014, four in 2015 and five in 2016. The court decided three tort law cases in 2012 and one each in 2014 and 2015. The court decided one civil procedure case in 2012 and 2013, two in 2014 and one in 2015. The court decided two tax cases in 2011 and two in 2013. The court decided one employment law case in 2011 and two in 2013. The court decided two constitutional law cases in 2011, two in 2013, one in 2014, three in 2015 and two in 2016. The court decided one environmental law case in 2012. The court decided one workers compensation case in 2013 and one in 2015. The court decided one domestic relations case in 2011 and one insurance law case in 2015. Finally, the court decided one wills and estates case in 2012.
Join us back here next Tuesday as we turn to another issue in our analysis of the court’s decision making.