NY Lawyers' Group Says Judicial Cuts Jeopardizing Courts

Law360, New York (September 04, 2013, 6:08 PM ET) -- Deep and lingering judicial budget cuts have compromised public safety and eroded efficient administration of the courts in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, according to a report released Wednesday by the New York County Lawyers' Association.

The report, titled Continuing Effect of Judicial Budget Cuts on the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, said budgets for both of those New York federal courts have fallen to levels lower than they were in 2008 and has prompted courthouses...
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