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A Court Left Behind In Trump’s Push To Fill The Bench

By Jimmy Hoover | March 9, 2018, 10:48 PM EST

The First Street Federal Courthouse in Los Angeles. (iStock) In the Central District of California, judges routinely hear cases long into the night. Legal bills pile up as attorneys wait around the courtrooms for hours. Jury trials are just too hard to schedule these days.

The problem has only gotten worse since President Donald Trump’s election. Yet no one seems to care.

“We are running on what I’d call red-line,” said Judge David Carter, who sits on the Central District of California bench in Santa Ana...
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