Shortage of state judges creates logjams in courtrooms

Kass, Jeff
October 2000
Christian Science Monitor;10/3/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 219, p2
Reports on the ramifications of a shortage of state judges in the United States. Number of hours worked and cases seen by judges; Concerns related to inadequate time spent on each case; Instances in which trials have been delayed for long periods of time; Increasing use of magistrates who are not as qualified as judges.


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