Sarah J. Barnett Mr. W. Gissy Econ 2300/05 February 22, 2005 Case Study 1 – Hamilton County Judges 1. Based on the information provided in the Hamilton County Judges’ case study, the probability of cases being appealed and reversed in the three different courts are: a. For the total cases disposed in the Common Pleas Court there is a 0.1129 probability of a case being appealed and reversed. b. For the total cases disposed in the Domestic Relations Court there is a 0.1604 probability of a case being appealed and reversed. c. For the total cases disposed in the Municipal Court there is a 0.2080 probability of a case being appealed and reversed. 2. The probability of a case being appealed, per judge, is: a. Common Pleas Court: Judge Fred Cartolano Thomas Crush Patrick Dinkelacker Timothy Hogan Robert Kraft William Mathews William Morrissey Norbert Nadel Arthur Ney Jr. Richard Niehaus Thomas Nurre John O'Connor Robert Ruehlman J. Howard Sundermann Jr. Ann Marie Tracey Ralph Winkler b. Domestic Relations Court: Judge Penelope Cunningham Patrick Dinkelacker Deborah Gaines Ronald Panioto (P) of Appeal per Judge 0.002565 0.003166 0.005455 0.002467 (P) of Appeal per Judge 0.045110 0.035291 0.034976 0.030706 0.040472 0.040194 0.039908 0.044272 0.038832 0.040859 0.040333 0.043449 0.045242 0.062827 0.040433 0.028488
c. Municipal Court: Judge Mike Allen Nadine Allen Timothy Black David Davis Leslie Isaiah Gaines Karla Grady Deidra Hair Dennis Helmick Timothy Hogan James Patrick Kenney Joseph Luebbers William Mallory Melba Marsh Beth Mattingly Albert Mestemaker Mark Painter Jack Rosen Mark Schweikert David Stockdale John A. West (P) of Appeal per Judge 0.006993 0.004352 0.005155 0.005558 0.006626 0.001142 0.001975 0.003671 0.005633 0.002144 0.005321 0.004591 0.004137 0.004376 0.005628 0.003126 0.005263 0.006108 0.004096 0.001430
3. The probability of a case being reversed, per judge, is: a. Common Pleas Court: Judge Fred Cartolano Thomas Crush Patrick...
Cited: Anderson, David R., Dennis J. Sweeney, Thomas A. Williams. “Case Problem: Hamilton County Judges.” Essentials of Statistics for Business and Economics. 3rd ed. United States: Thomson South-Western, 2003. 182
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