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This guide was developed under a grant. Award No. SJI-96-02B-B-159, "The Rise of
Common Law Courts in the United States: An Examination of the Movement, The
Potential Impact on the Judiciary, and How the States Could Respond," from the State
Justice Institute. The points of view expressed are those of the authors and do not 
necessarily represent the official position or policies of the State Justice Institute.