Senate Bill Aims To Improve Efficiency In US Courts

Law360, New York (October 15, 2009, 5:49 PM EDT) -- Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I.; Patrick Leahy, D-Vt.; and Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., have introduced a new bill to clean up the administration and efficiency of the federal court systems.

The Federal Judiciary Administrative Improvements Act of 2009 was introduced Wednesday and referred to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, of which Leahy is chairman and Whitehouse and Sessions are members.

The bill would make nine technical fixes necessary for the better administration of the federal courts, according to Whitehouse, who heads up the Judiciary subcommittee on administrative...
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