San Diego Court Announces Major Layoffs, Court Closures

Law360, San Diego (June 21, 2012, 10:50 PM EDT) -- Buckling under steep budget cuts to the California trial court system, the San Diego Superior Court said Wednesday it plans to hand out pink slips to 250 employees and close or restructure more than 40 courtrooms over the next two years.

Facing more than $54 million in cuts by fiscal year 2013-2014, the San Diego court said it would be forced to make the most significant reduction of services in its history.

“The cuts envisioned by our budget reduction plan will affect every judge, court employee...
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