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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New York state trial judges look set to get their first pay rise since 1999, after the Commission on Judicial Compensation voted in favor of boosting salaries from next year. So long as the Comission’s
According to the New York State Bar Association, US legal education puts too much emphasis in theoretical knowledge and does not equip lawyers with the practical skills needed for work in the profession. The
The New York State Bar Association says that mounting pressure on lawyers is causing unhealthy work practices and burn out. In a new report the Association supports recommendations for limiting the amount of work put in