How Many Votes to Affirm Has Division Four of the First District Averaged in Criminal Cases at the Supreme Court?

The Supreme Court decided no criminal cases which came from Division Four of the First District in 1991, 1993, 1994, 1998 or 1999. Average votes to affirm was 7 in 1990, 6 in 1992, 2 in 1995, zero in 1996 and 4.33 in 1997.

The Court decided no criminal cases from Division Four in 2001, 2002 or 2007. Average votes to affirm Division Four was 2 in 2000, 7 in 2003, 2.25 in 2004, 3.5 in 2005, 4.33 in 2006, zero in 2008 and 0.83 in 2009.

There have been no criminal decisions which arose from Division Four in 2015, 2018 or so far in 2019. Average votes to affirm was 3.5 in 2010 and 2011, 2 in 2012, 1.67 in 2013, 7 in 2014 and 2016 and 2.67 in 2017.

Join us back here next Tuesday as we turn our attention to Divisions Five and Six of the First District.

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How Many Votes to Affirm Has Division Three of the First District Averaged in Criminal Cases?

This week, as we continue to review the data from the Court’s criminal decisions, we’re reviewing the yearly average votes to affirm criminal decisions from Division Three of the First District.

In 1990 and 1991, average votes to affirm was zero. It was 2.2 in 1992, 6 in 1993, 1.33 in 1994 and 2.5 in 1995 and 1996. The Supreme Court decided no criminal cases from Division Three in 1997. Average votes to affirm was 7 in 1998 and 6 in 1999.

The Supreme Court decided no criminal cases from Division Three in 2001 or 2007. Average votes to affirm was 3 in 2000, 4 in 2002 and 2003, 4.67 in 2004, 2.5 in 2005, 2.8 in 2006, zero in 2008 and 2.33 in 2009.

There were no criminal cases from Division Three in 2011. Average votes to affirm was 4.33 in 2010, 3.5 in 2012, 3 in 2013, 5 in 2014, 3.5 in 2015 and 2017 and 7 in 2016, 2018 and so far in 2019.

Join us back here tomorrow as we review the numbers for Division Four of the First District.

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How Many Votes to Affirm Has Division Two of the First District Averaged in Criminal Cases?

Today, we’re reviewing average votes to affirm Division Two of the First District year by year in criminal cases. There were no criminal cases from Division Two decided by the Supreme Court in 1990, 1992 or 1999. Average votes to affirm was 2.25 in 1991, zero in 1993, 3 in 1994, 6 in 1995, 1 in 1996, 4 in 1997 and 7 in 1998.

Comparatively few criminal cases from Division Two were decided between 2000 and 2009 – there were none in 2000, 2003, 2004 and 2006. Average votes to affirm was zero in 2001 and 2002, 2.33 in 2005, 3 in 2007, 7 in 2008 and 4 in 2009.

Average votes to affirm Division Two was 5 in 2010, 4 in 2011, 3.5 in 2012, zero in 2013, 3.5 in 2014, 2.33 in 2015, 2 in 2016, 5.33 in 2017 and zero in 2018 and so far in 2019.

Join us back here next Tuesday as we review the data for Divisions Three and Four of the First District.

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How Many Votes to Affirm Has Division One of the First District Averaged in Criminal Cases?

For the past several weeks, we’ve been surveying the yearly average votes to affirm each District and Division of the Appellate Court in civil cases. Beginning today, we’re turning our attention to criminal cases – first up, Division One of the First District.

Division One had no criminal cases decided by the Supreme Court in 1994, 1996 or 1999. Average votes to affirm was 2.5 in 1990, zero in 1991, 4.67 in 1992, 3.5 in 1993, zero in 1995, 5.5 in 1997 and 6 in 1998.

There were no criminal cases from Division One in 2001, 2003, 2005 or 2006. Average votes to affirm was 2 in 2000, 2002 and 2004, zero in 2007, 5.5 in 2008 and 6.67 in 2009.

There were no criminal cases from Division One in 2012 or 2015. Average votes to affirm was 5.25 in 2010, 2.33 in 2011, zero in 2013 and 2014, 2.25 in 2016, 1 in 2017 and 2019 and zero in 2018.

Join us back here tomorrow as we review the data for Division Two of the First District.

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How Many Votes to Affirm Has the Fifth District Averaged in Civil Cases?

This time, we’re reviewing the average votes to affirm at the Supreme Court for civil cases from the Fifth District. The Fifth’s average votes to affirm remained under four throughout the nineties: 2.36 (1990), 1.89 (1991), 1.55 (1992), 3.29 (1993), 2.64 (1994), 1.38 (1995), 1.75 (1996), 2.14 (1997), 2.63 (1998) and 1.17 (1999).

Average votes to affirm was 3.33 in 2000, 1.6 in 2001 and 2.88 in 2002 before rising to 3.5 in 2003 and 3.57 in 2004. In 2005, average votes to affirm was 1.25. In 2006, it rose to 2.86 and the next year, the average was 3.5. Average votes to affirm was zero in 2008 and 0.14 in 2009.

In 2010, average votes to affirm the Fifth District was 1.75. It rose to 2.33 votes in 2011 before falling to 1 in 2012 and zero in 2013 and 2014. The average was 1.33 in 2015. In 2016, average votes to affirm the Fifth District was 5.2. In 2017, the average was again zero. Last year the average was 1.5 and so far in 2019, it has been 2.33.

Join us back here next week as we begin our review of average votes to affirm in criminal cases.

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How Many Votes to Affirm Has the Fourth District Averaged in Civil Cases?

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This week, we’re continuing our review of the data on average votes to affirm the Districts of the Appellate Court in civil cases at the Supreme Court.

During the 1990s, the Fourth District’s average votes to affirm was typically on the low side. In 1990, average votes to affirm was 1.63. In 1991, it fell to 0.33. For the rest of the decade, average votes to affirm rose beyond four only twice: 2.73 (1992), 2.5 (1993), 4.1 (1994), 2.56 (1995), 2.25 (1996), 1.67 (1997), 4.33 (1998) and 3.8 (1999).

In 2000, Fourth District civil decisions averaged five votes to affirm. The average then fell for the next four years: 4.2 (2001), 3 (2002), 2.73 (2003), 2.4 (2004). In 2005, average votes to affirm was 6.67. In 2006, it fell to 3.2. Average votes to affirm was 2.6 in 2007, 3 in 2008 and 3.2 in 2009.

In 2010, average votes to affirm was 2.33. The average rose to 4.33 in 2011 and 4.75 in 2012 before falling to 1.9 in 2013. Average votes to affirm was 3.75 in 2014, 5.8 in 2015 and 7 in 2016. In 2017, average votes to affirm was 3.75. The average was zero in 2018 and has been 5.2 so far this year.

Next time, we’ll conclude our review of the civil data with a look at the Fifth District.

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How Many Votes to Affirm Has the Third District Averaged in Civil Cases?

Today, we’re tracking average votes to affirm the Third District of the Appellate Court in civil cases before the Supreme Court, 1990-2019.

The average was 1.13 in 1990, 2.13 in 1991, 1.2 in 1992, 4.5 in 1993 and 2.75 in 1994. In 1995, average votes to affirm was 6.2. It dropped to 3.6 in 1996, 3.0 in 1997 and 2.89 in 1998 before rising to 5.0 in 1999.

Average votes to affirm the Third District was a perfect 7.0 in 2000 before going to 5.5 in 2001, 4.33 in 2002, 2.2 in 2003, 4.4 in 2004, 4.0 in 2005, 5.25 in 2006, 3.86 in 2007, 2.67 in 2008 and 2.8 in 2009.

For the most part, average votes to affirm the Third District has been a bit low in the past ten years. The average in 2010 was 2.67 and jumped to 5.0 in 2011 before falling to 0.5 in 2012 and 3.5 in 2013. The average was 7.0 in 2014 but zero in 2015. The average was 3.0 in 2016, 3.5 in 2017, zero in 2018 and 2.5 in 2019.

Join us back here next week, when we’ll be reviewing average votes to affirm the Fourth and Fifth Districts.

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How Many Votes to Affirm Has the Second District Averaged in Civil Cases?

This week, we’re continuing our series of posts looking more closely at how the Districts and Divisions of the Appellate Court have fared at the Supreme Court by tracking the average votes to affirm in civil cases year by year. Today, we’re looking at the Second District, and tomorrow the Third.

The Second District averaged 4.83 votes in 1990, 2.83 in 1991, 4.36 in 1992, 2.33 in 1993 and 2.6 in 1994. In 1995, the average votes to affirm was 2.0. The average increased to 4.6 in 1996, 2.83 in 1997, 3.83 in 1998 and 4.4 in 1999.

Average votes to affirm the Second District was 2.5 in 2000, 3.0 in 2001, 2.17 in 2002, 2.2 in 2003, 3.17 in 2005, 4.27 in 2006, 1.75 in 2007, 3.27 in 2008, but only 0.88 in 2009.

Average votes to affirm was 2.5 in 2010, 3.5 in 2011, 1.14 in 2012, 4.17 in 2013, 1.25 in 2014, 5.25 in 2015, 1.0 in 2016, 5.5 in 2017, 3.0 in 2018 and zero so far this year.

Join us back here tomorrow as we review the data from the Third District.

Image courtesy of Flickr by Marco Verch (no changes).

How Many Votes to Affirm Has Division Six of the First District Averaged in Civil Cases?

There were no civil cases from Division Six of the First District decided by the Supreme Court in 1990 or 1993. The average votes to affirm was 6.0 in 1991, 2.86 in 1992, zero in 1994, 2 in 1995, 3.2 in 1996 and 1997, 1.33 in 1998 and 4.33 in 1999.

Average votes to affirm Division Six was zero in 2000, 7 in 2001, 3 in 2002, zero in 2003 and 2004, 4.5 in 2005, 6 in 2006, 3.4 in 2007, 2 in 2008 and 3 in 2009.

Average votes to affirm was 1.6 in 2010, 2.33 in 2011, 2 in 2012, 3 in 2013, 1.5 in 2014, 0.5 in 2015, 7 in 2016 and 2017, 0.5 in 2018 and 6 so far in 2019.

Join us back here next Tuesday as we turn our attention to the Second and Third Districts.

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How Many Votes to Affirm Has Division Five of the First District Averaged in Civil Cases?

This week, we’re continuing our series, drilling down on the reversal rates of the Districts and Divisions of the Appellate Court by tracking the yearly average votes to affirm each court in civil cases. Today, we review the data for Division Five of the First District, and tomorrow we’ll be looking at Division Six.

Division Five had an average of zero in 1990. The average was 4 in 1991, 3.5 in 1992, 0.8 in 1993, 4.5 in 1994 and 2 in 1995. The Court decided no civil cases from Division Five in 1996 or 1997. The average was 2.75 votes in 1998 and zero in 1999.

The Supreme Court decided no civil cases from Division Five in 2000. The average votes to affirm was 3.75 in 2001, 3.5 in 2002, 6 in 2003, 3.75 in 2004 and 3 in 2005. The average fell to zero in 2006 and 2007 before rising to 5 in 2008. The average votes to affirm in 2009 was 2.5.

Average votes to affirm was zero in 2010 and 2011. The average rose to 3.5 in 2012, then 5 in 2013, 4.33 in 2014 and 4 in 2015. It was 0.4 in 2016, 2 in 2017, 6 in 2018 and 2 so far in 2019.

Join us back here next time as we review the data for Division Six.

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