Case Delays Expected Following Court Reporter Cuts

Law360, San Diego (March 12, 2012, 8:14 PM EDT) -- As California courts have watched their court reporter staffs shrink due to state budget constraints, the head of the Commission on Judicial Performance said Monday that fewer court reporters would lead to more work for judges and further delays in state cases.

“With fewer and fewer court records, it will be harder to establish what took place in court,” Victoria Henley, who serves as director-chief counsel for the commission, told Law360.

Henley wrote a Feb. 29 letter to Gov. Jerry Brown and other state officials stating...
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