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Cuts, closures, furloughs hit federal courts

With no solution in sight to end the automatic federal budget cuts that began in March, federal judiciary officials are announcing plans to close courthouses, limit trials and hearings and furlough federal prosecutors, defenders and U.S. Marshals Service officers, all ...

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Judiciary feeling impact of sequestration

No criminal cases will be scheduled on Fridays in Western New York federal courts beginning this week through the end of the fiscal year Sept. 30. The change is a direct result of sequestration, a series of funding cuts that ...

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US budget cuts ground June air show

US budget cuts ground June air showA western New York air show has been postponed because of the federal government sequestration budget cuts. The promoters of the Rochester International Air Show scheduled for June 1-2 say a recent Department of ...

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Federal courts continue to face fiscal challenges

The short-term crisis of sequestration’s impact on the courts may have been averted in the “fiscal cliff” deal a week ago. Controlling costs in 2013 — through streamlining services, sharing of administrative court services, curbing rental costs and other means ...

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NYSBA appeals for sequestration action

The New York State Bar Association and 15 local bar associations are urging the state’s congressional delegation to protect the public’s access to justice as the federal government faces the threat of sequestration. In a joint letter, state bar President ...

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