Calif. Judicial Group Puts 7 Courthouse Plans On Hold

Law360, San Diego (October 29, 2012, 3:09 PM ET) -- The administrative rulemaking body of California's trial court system said Friday that it would indefinitely delay construction for seven new courthouse projects, citing ongoing cuts to the state budget.

California's Judicial Council approved recommendations by a court facilities working group to halt two courthouse plans in Kern County, two in Los Angeles County, and one each in Monterey, Placer and Plumas counties until funding is restored through cost savings on other projects.

In addition, the council on Friday allocated emergency funding to Kings County Superior Court...
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