Tag: budget cuts

Florida Newspaper Steps Up For Civil Courts Access

The Sun Sentinel newspaper in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida has published a detailed overview of the state’s civil courts access challenges, noting also that Supreme Court Chief Justice Jorge Labarga has launched an effort to “… make the courthouse… Read More

Immigration Courts Face Obama Actions

President Obama’s executive actions on immigration will impact the civil courts system, but it’s hard to know how soon that will happen – or how much the impact will be. Southern California public radio station KPCC is reporting… Read More

Justice Dept. Pushes States On Translators Issue

The U.S. Justice Department is pushing states to ramp up access to language translators, but local court officials say that’s going to be difficult because of funding issues, according to the Tampa Tribune newspaper. The paper reported that… Read More

AP: Immigration Court Backup Tops 400,000 cases

With more than 75,000 new cases over the past 12 months, the backlog of pending deportation cases in federal immigration courts has topped 400,000, reports the Associated Press. Citing an analysis released by the Transactional Records Access Clearing,… Read More