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New York courts spokesman fired after saying he ‘barely’ worked

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York state court system’s longtime communications chief has been fired after inadvertently telling a reporter that he “barely” went to work. The Office of Court Administration says David Bookstaver was terminated Thursday. Chief courts ...

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Judge Prudenti defends judiciary budget request

The state Office of Court Administration is dedicated to keeping the doors open on the state CASA: Advocates for Children Program, a division of the national Court Appointed Special Advocates program. Chief Administrative Judge A. Gail Prudenti, testifying Wednesday before ...

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OCA seeks comments on proposed rule changes

Comments from the legal community and public are being sought on four recently proposed amendments by the Office of Court Administration. One would create special calendars to identify inactive foreclosure cases and authorize courts to conduct status conferences and direct ...

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Judiciary off to ‘good start’ in state budget process

It is only the beginning, but the state Office of Court Administration heard some encouraging words Wednesday from Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo regarding its proposed 2012-13 budget request. “I commend the judiciary for examining their operations and for continuing to ...

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