Cuomo Signs E-Filing Bill As NY Courts Take Step Forward

Law360, New York (July 20, 2012, 2:22 PM EDT) -- New York state courts, widely thought to be behind the times on the electronic frontier, took a step forward this week as Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that could soon see family court and criminal records available online, the New York State Bar Association said Friday.

Legislation signed by the governor amends the state's civil practice law to expand e-filings on an experimental basis — marking final passage of a bill pushed by the state's top judge, Jonathan Lippman, and backed by many legal practitioners across...
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