Year

Rankings by Various Categories

2015
2012 2010 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002
Overall Treatment of Tort and Contract Litigation 49 49 48 49 49 48 47 47 47 47
Having and Enforcing Meaningful Venue Requirements 48 47 48 48 48 49 * * * *
Treatment of Class Action Suits and Mass Consolidation Suits 48 49 49 49 47 48 46 46 46 46
Punitive Damages * * * * * * * * * *
Non-economic Damages * * * 48 47 49 * * * *
Damages 49 48 48 * * * * * * *
Timeliness of Summary Judgment or Dismissal 50 50 49 50 47 49 47 47 48 48
Discovery 47 46 48 50 47 49 47 47 47 47
Scientific and Technical Evidence 49 49 48 50 47 48 47 47 47 48
Judges' Impartiality 50 48 49 49 49 50 48 47 47 49
Judges' Competence 50 48 49 50 49 49 47 47 48 48
Juries' Fairness 50 48 48 49 48 49 47 47 47 47
Juries' Predictability * * * 49 46 49 48 46 47 41
OVERALL STATE RANKING 49 49 49 49 48 49 47 47 47 47