Fast Track Study

Apr 09, 2019

Since 2009, Judge Timothy D. DeGiusti has offered litigants in his civil cases the option of choosing a “Fast Track” procedure.  Cases on the “Fast Track” are governed by streamlined pretrial and trial procedures and receive a firm trial date within approximately 180 days.  In conjunction with national researchers, Professor Steven Gensler (OU College of Law) is conducting a survey of lawyers who appeared in civil cases assigned to Judge DeGiusti that terminated between 2016-2018.  The purpose of the survey is to gain insights into how lawyers view mechanisms that let the parties opt for a smaller and faster litigation process.  Counsel will be contacted by e-mail and invited to participate through a link to an online survey program.  If you have any questions about the program, please contact Professor Gensler at sgensler@ou.edu.