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State Courts Look Ahead (continued)

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Misses, which summarizes both on-
and off-mark predictions from previ-
ous Trends. The section's authors,
Skove and Paula Hannaford, note-
with some relief-that the predicted
growth in private-sector Rent-A-
Judges for those who could afford
them has not really materialized, ex-
cept in California. And they admitted
that Trends's 1994-95 excitement for
electronic kiosk stations far exceeded
the technology's actual effects. But
prior reports' forecasts concerning
increased tobacco litigation and
the growing use of restorative jus-
tice for juvenile offenders were
right on target. V
The full text of Trends is available for
download at www.ncsc.dni.us/is/
product2.htm or by calling (800) 616-
KRISTINE STANIK is assistant editor of

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