Calif. Panel Seeks Inquiry Into Failed Court Computer Project

Law360, San Diego (April 20, 2012, 8:56 PM EDT) -- A California Senate panel on Thursday called for an inquiry into how a statewide effort to modernize the court computer system ended up so far over budget that officials were forced last month to scrap the decade-long project after it cost the state more than $500 million.

The Senate budget subcommittee, chaired by Sen. Loni Hancock, D-Berkeley, voted 3-0 to require the Judicial Council to submit a report in May to examine how the California Court Case Management System ended up on the cutting-room floor and...
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