NY Court Reform Proponents To Push Harder For Legislation

Law360, New York (July 23, 2012, 6:49 PM EDT) -- Advocates of streamlining New York courts to create a two-tier system — erasing the current "labyrinth" of 11 trial courts — will ratchet up their efforts during and after the November election in hopes of advancing a constitutional amendment, a top reform proponent said Monday.

The Fund for Modern Courts, which argues sweeping reforms could save the cash-strapped Empire State more than $400 million a year if fully implemented, wants to get the issue on Gov. Andrew Cuomo's radar by early next year and also plans...
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