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NY’s Chief Judge Proposes Sweeping Court Change But Is It Enough?

The Times-Union in Albany reported today that Janet DiFiore, the state’s top judge, is proposing a monumental overhaul of New York’s judiciary structure in an effort to streamline an antiquated system she said is far too cumbersome for judges, lawyers and the people they serve. From the article: Chief Judge Janet DiFiore contends the existing […]

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Federal Courts Will Soon Feel Effects of Shutdown

As this article is being written, the US government is in Day 20 of a government shutdown. Tomorrow, January 11 – will tie the record for the longest shutdown and it is also the first day that many Federal workers will miss a paycheck – if goes through the 15th even more workers will lose […]