A statement from NCRA’s Executive Director and CEO, Jim Cudahy

October 17, 2013 “A legislative court reporter last night made several inappropriate comments as the U.S. House of Representatives was conducting final deliberations that would end the government shutdown and raise the nation’s borrowing limit. Such behavior is unacceptable and undermines the sacred role that the cadre of legislative reporters working in the U.S. House…

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US judge rules Netflix subject to disability act

Source: The Boston Globe A federal judge in Springfield has ruled that Netflix and other online providers that serve the public are subject to federal disabilities laws, a decision that could require TV shows and movies streamed over the Internet to include captions for the deaf or other accommodations. On Tuesday, US District Judge Michael…

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Wyoming Supreme Court Chief Justice says state judges need pay raises despite budget problems

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The chief justice of the Wyoming Supreme Court asked the state Legislature on Monday to grant pay raises to judges and court employees, even though other state employees may go without increases because of a budget shortfall. “Although we know revenues are limited, we also know this body will consider spending millions…

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Illinois Trials Are Ready for Their Close-Ups

By JOE HARRIS SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (CN) – Reporters can use cameras in Illinois courtrooms on a circuit-by-circuit basis under a new program starting immediately, the state Supreme Court announced Tuesday. The experimental program allows the chief judge of each circuit to apply to the Illinois Supreme Court for permission to allow cameras in their courtrooms….

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A Quiet Crisis in Our Courts

by Bill Robinson, American Bar Association We all experience delays that slow down and frustrate our daily lives, from traffic jams on a city street to long lines at a grocery store.  But some delays are more than an inconvenience — these delays threaten the very core of our constitutional democracy. For several years, the…

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Supreme Court: With less support staff, courts need more judges

by David Royse, The News Service of Florida Florida needs 71 new judges, 23 in circuit court and 48 on the county court bench, and should add a judge to the 2nd District Court of Appeal, the Florida Supreme Court said Thursday. The primary reasons are an expected increase in foreclosure filings and already-backlogged courts,…

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