Chief Justice Report Highlights Court Workload

Law360, New York (January 5, 2010, 6:38 PM EST) -- In a surprise move, U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts has issued only a brief year-end report on the state of the federal courts, forgoing the tradition of highlighting problems, declining to renew his usual call for judicial pay increases and underscoring instead the busy year courts have had.

In the 2009 year-end report on the federal judiciary, U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts said that while U.S. courts have many needs that remain to be addressed, this year the most important fact is that the...
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