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Syracuse crime lab gets $314K federal grant

SYRACUSE — Federal grants totaling more than $300,000 are expected to help reduce a backlog in cases at central New York crime lab that was the focus of a dispute between local police and prosecutors. Local media report that the ...

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Group offers grants to reduce rape kit backlog

GARDEN CITY — A New York-based organization seeking to reduce a nationwide backlog of lab work for rape kits is offering grants to municipalities willing to tackle the problem. Natasha’s Justice Project says it will soon begin accepting applications nationwide. ...

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Bronx court system has serious case backlog

NEW YORK — The Bronx court system’s huge backlog means some accused felons wait as long as five years to have their cases heard. The Daily News reports that prosecutors and defense lawyers place much of the blame for the ...

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Disability case backlog not improving

According to a report released by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) research center at Syracuse University, pending social security cases awaiting a hearing and resolution continued to climb in the second quarter of 2011.

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Study finds growing backlog for SSA disability hearing

The latest study by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) research center at Syracuse University found that despite the progress it made in recent years, the Social Security Administration is once again facing an increasing backlog of pending cases at its 60 nationwide hearing locations.

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Patent office deals with backlog issues

Praise for David Kappos, the Obama-appointed director of the beleaguered U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, has come often and from many sources. “A great deal of the shift towards accelerating the issuance of patents has resulted from the appointment ...

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Rochester patent index released

Hoffman Warnick LLC has released the Rochester Patent Index for the Third Quarter. t includes data for Monroe and Ontario counties, with and without Xerox and Kodak, and shows evidence of the U.S. Patent Office’s continuing attempts ...

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