Year

Rankings by Various Categories

2015
2012 2010 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002
Overall Treatment of Tort and Contract Litigation 10 26 17 16 3 9 11 13 8 26
Having and Enforcing Meaningful Venue Requirements 12 16 35 23 5 23 * * * *
Treatment of Class Action Suits & Mass Consolidation Suits 24 13 24 16 27 17 13 7 22 14
Punitive Damages * * * * * * * * 5 14
Non-economic Damages * * * 13 3 14 * * * *
Damages 6 21 10 * * * * * * *
Timeliness of Summary Judgment or Dismissal 9 21 23 25 12 6 8 5 14 16
Discovery 4 20 22 23 15 5 5 4 31 31
Scientific and Technical Evidence 15 19 27 22 31 13 10 19 23 11
Judges' Impartiality 5 16 19 14 5 10 7 4 31 22
Judges' Competence 9 19 18 15 4 7 13 9 15 23
Juries' Fairness 3 18 13 14 9 18 10 12 6 12
Juries' Predictability * * * 15 12 6 13 14 7 6
OVERALL STATE RANKING 5 21 16 16 6 6 12 7 10 17