L.A. county judges cope with budget crisis

A March 19 article in the Courthouse News Service highlighted how the Los Angeles Superior Court is still trying to operate with closures, reduced staff, and budget cuts since the 2008 financial crisis. Supervising Judge Daniel Buckley says the court has hit “rock bottom” and funding cannot remain at current levels. However, balancing the budget and investing in “new cost-cutting technology” is a “step in the right direction.” The court also is in need of a new case management system.

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