Sequestration outlook bleak for federal courts

, The National Law Journal

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The nation's federal courts are slashing spending on things like court security, federal public defenders and court staff salaries – and might even temporarily halt civil jury trials later this year – because of the federal budget cuts that went into effect March 1.

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  • Spook

    What's sad is that prosecutors and cops aren't part of the court budget, so wont get cut.



    And, as usual, the elites punish the peons by cutting the most visible/important public services.

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