Bar Presidents Urge Congress To Fund The Courts

Law360, New York (October 10, 2013, 1:21 PM EDT) -- The heads of seven bar associations, including New York, New Jersey and Florida, urged their congressional representatives to end what they described as devastating cuts to federal court funding, according to a letter that was made available Tuesday.

New York State Bar Association President David Schraver, a commercial litigation partner at Nixon Peabody LLP, and six other bar association presidents said they were deeply concerned with the stalemate over the fiscal 2014 federal budget and the resulting cuts, namely from sequestration, that have disrupted the fair,...
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