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NY court system suffers from budget cuts

Feb 2, 2012 The New York court system is suffering the effects of the $170 million in budget cuts made in the 2011-12 period, with widespread court delays, shortages of experienced personnel, reduced jury pools, and other problems.…

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US Legal Aid to take another funding cut

Jan 27, 2012 Legal Aid in the US is set to take yet another hit, as a bill passed last November to slash federal funding for civil legal assistance to the poor by about 14% — from $404.2 million to $348 million – comes into…

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Scottish legal market looking up

Dec 18, 2011 There has been significant improvement in the Scottish legal market, according to a new survey of the country’s top firms conducted by industry advisors PKF. The survey looked at the top 30 legal practices in Scotland…

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Salaries rise and bonuses fall at Canadian firms

Nov 9, 2011 Interesting article here that speculates upon bonuses and salaries in large Canadian law firms. According to Dal Bhathal, the managing director of legal recruitment firm Eastern Canada for The Counsel Network, large…

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Australian law firms see revenues drop

Oct 27, 2011 Australian law firms have seen a drop in revenues. Even Perth, which is flush with cash in the middle of a resources boom, is expected to see revenue drop by nearly 50 per cent in the next quarter. Top-tier firms…

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