Year

Rankings by Various Categories

2015
2012 2010 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002
Overall Treatment of Tort and Contract Litigation 43 48 49 48 48 49 50 50 50 50
Having and Enforcing Meaningful Venue Requirements 44 48 49 49 47 48 * * * *
Treatment of Class Action Suits & Mass Consolidation Suits 43 48 47 48 49 46 * * * *
Punitive Damages * * * 43 43 43 44 44 45 45
Non-economic Damages * * * 49 49 48 * * * *
Damages 43 45 49 * * * * * * *
Timeliness of Summary Judgment or Dismissal 41 48 48 47 49 48 50 50 50 50
Discovery 42 49 49 47 49 48 50 50 50 49
Scientific and Technical Evidence 45 48 49 48 49 49 50 50 50 50
Judges' Impartiality 44 49 48 48 48 48 50 50 50 50
Judges' Competence 40 50 48 49 48 48 50 50 50 50
Juries' Fairness 44 50 49 50 49 50 50 50 50 50
Juries' Predictability * * * 50 47 50 50 50 49 50
OVERALL STATE RANKING 43 48 48 48 49 48 50 50 50 50