Cases On Hold As Manhattan Courthouse Grinds To A Halt

Law360, New York (October 31, 2012, 8:21 PM EDT) -- Some downstate New York courts have reopened in Hurricane Sandy's wake but the bustling federal courthouse in lower Manhattan remained without a date for resumption of business Wednesday, and the chief judge there pushed back criminal deadlines and paused civil filings until at least early November.

Federal courts in White Plains, Poughkeepsie and Middletown were open, according to Southern District of New York spokeswoman Stephanie Cirkovich, but with New York City subways only slowly creeping back into service and with no power in Lower Manhattan, there...
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