Judges, Defenders Beg Senate To Restore 'devastating' Cuts To Federal Court Funding

Federal defenders system will lose up to half its employees if sequestration cuts continue under 2014 budget, official says

, The National Law Journal


Judges and lawyers went to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to once again warn of the dangers of inadequate federal court funding, even as lawmakers moved forward with bills that would restore budget cuts that are crippling the nation's public defender and clerk offices.

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