The Role of Judges in the Performance of Italian Courts

Marilene Lorizio, Annamaria Stramaglia


The paper analyses the contribution judges make to the supply of justice in Italian district courts. A Multilevel Growth Model (MGM) was applied to the analysis. The results show several differences in productivity in Italian district courts, which may be linked to (i) differences in the contribution of judges (ii) poor rational organization of resources and/or (iii) a limited use of case management techniques. 

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