Final Calif. Budget To Throw Wrench In Civil Litigation Process

Law360, San Diego (June 27, 2012, 11:21 PM EDT) -- Gov. Jerry Brown signed off on a final budget for California Wednesday that overhauls trial court funding reserves, increases court user fees and makes other changes attorneys say will cause a major slowdown in litigation and threaten lawyers' jobs.

The governor approved the budget after state Democrats in the Assembly and Senate on a majority vote passed 21 trailer bills implementing the budget to address a $15.7 billion shortfall. The main budget bill, which Democrats pushed through on June 15, seeks a series of reductions to...
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