What All Attorneys Need To Know About The Shutdown

Law360 (January 10, 2019, 9:06 PM EST) -- Updated Jan. 16, 2019 | The U.S. federal court system has said that it expects the longest shutdown in U.S. history to cause severe delays to civil litigation if it does not end before Jan. 25, extending its previous estimate by a week.

The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts had previously estimated its existing funds would only last it through Jan. 18. Its revised estimate gives legislators and President Donald Trump another business week to resolve the shutdown before the federal court system takes a major hit.

Immigration courts have already essentially ceased to function, and the shutdown’s effects will...

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