Moving toward privatizing courts in California

A guest commentary on May 29 in the Pacific Coast Business Times addresses both sides of a proposed plan by several business-friendly advocacy groups in the state to construct a more efficient court system. The discussion comes in light of devastating deep budget cuts that have left more than 50 courthouses and 250 courtrooms closed. The commentary also addresses proposed legislative actions regarding the operation of the state’s court system. The piece was authored by Lisa Spiwak, a partner with the law firm Spiwak & Iezza in Thousand Oaks, Calif.

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