NJ Chief Justice Takes Aim At Delays In Criminal Courts

Law360, New York (June 19, 2013, 7:57 PM EDT) -- New Jersey Supreme Court Chief Justice Stuart Rabner on Wednesday announced the formation of a committee of 28 judges, litigators and court staff who will work on solutions to reduce delays in bringing criminal court cases to trial.

Justice Rabner announced the formation of the Supreme Court Joint Committee on Criminal Justice, which he will chair. The committee will attempt to find solutions to reduce pretrial delays in criminal proceedings, and will address issues related to bail, specifically how to deal with defendants accused of minor...
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