Year

Rankings by Various Categories

2015
2012 2010 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002
Overall Treatment of Tort and Contract Litigation 33 22 22 21 32 19 27 25 39 24
Having and Enforcing Meaningful Venue Requirements 31 31 21 27 30 24 * * * *
Treatment of Class Action Suits & Mass Consolidation Suits 30 18 14 17 31 12 23 31 36 10
Punitive Damages * * * 18 28 17 24 21 32 19
Non-economic Damages * * * 24 30 21 * * * *
Damages 30 24 21 * * * * * * *
Timeliness of Summary Judgment or Dismissal 36 29 32 24 32 26 27 29 29 24
Discovery 31 27 25 19 36 26 18 32 37 18
Scientific and Technical Evidence 31 31 14 23 28 22 14 35 36 21
Judges' Impartiality 31 24 31 28 31 30 30 30 38 17
Judges' Competence 29 26 27 35 22 29 30 32 35 20
Juries' Fairness 31 27 22 35 32 34 31 33 40 29
Juries' Predictability * * * 36 25 32 38 32 38 22
OVERALL STATE RANKING 31 24 27 28 31 27 28 29 39 23