Tag: civil cases

California court backlogs persist in civil, criminal arenas

Budget cuts have contributed to delays in the processing of civil cases in California Superior Courts, a television news investigation revealed. NBC Bay Area reported on the problem five years ago, confirming a situation covered by the state’s… Read More

Delaware Report Recommends More Funding for ‘Civil Gideon’

Another year brings another report about the need to improve access to civil courts for low-income residents. A court-mandated legal commission in Delaware capped a two-year investigation this fall and issued its recommendations, agreeing the system is unfair… Read More

Boston Globe Deep-Dives Into Immigration Court Delays

Citing government studies, The Boston Glove is reporting that the immigration court “logjam” has more than doubled over the past decade, to include about a half-million cases including 11,271 cases in Boston, “As a result, some respondents’ cases… Read More

NYC And Municipal Leadership On Civil Justice

Despite the welcomed statewide “traffic court amnesty” in California, it remains clear that municipal governments are leading the way in providing civil justice leadership. The latest example comes from the Big Apple, where the city council has voted… Read More