US Judiciary Bracing For Government Shutdown

Law360, Los Angeles (September 25, 2013, 9:04 PM EDT) -- The U.S. judiciary is bracing for a potential shutdown that could result in furloughs and the worsening of “an already grave” funding crisis, as the U.S. Senate voted Wednesday to open debate on a bill that would fund the federal government through December.

Judge John D. Bates, director of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, warned in a memorandum sent to other judges that the federal judiciary could operate for roughly two weeks after a shutdown, which could happen Tuesday if a continuing resolution isn't...
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