New civil case filings have dropped significantly in Texas state courts in recent years. But a new report shows the opposite is true for the nation’s federal trial courts, which have seen a 4 percent growth in that category between 2013 and 2014.

The report also shows that Texas U.S. district courts—especially those located in the eastern half of the Lone Star State—are playing their part in adding to the nation’s burgeoning federal civil docket.

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