Calif.'s $6B Tax Hike Won't Save Courts From Case Delays

Law360, San Diego (November 7, 2012, 9:58 PM EST) -- California's trial courts ducked further devastating cuts to their budget thanks to the passage of Gov. Jerry Brown's $6 billion annual tax hike, but litigants should still expect substantial delays in getting their civil cases resolved in courts, experts said Wednesday.

Proposition 30 won approval from state voters by 53.9 percent to 46.1 percent, with all precincts reporting as of Wednesday, according to the California Secretary of State. The measure seeks to raise income taxes by up to 3 percent on individuals with incomes over $250,000...
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