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Today on "The Capitol Pressroom":
Today we devote our program to the New York State court system.
During his State of the Judiciary address Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman told the assembled audience that the cuts to the court system have “presented undeniable and unprecedented challenges”.
We discuss some of those challenges with the Chief Judge, as well as some other stakeholders including Lisa Frisch, Executive Director of the The Legal Project,
Assembly member Helene Weinstein, Chairperson of the Judiciary Committee,
and Veteran journalist John Caher of the NY Law Journal.
For show archives, please visit The Capitol Bureau's website here.
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
New York State's chief judge said the state should no longer try 16- and 17-year olds as adults in criminal courts if they are charged with less serious crimes.
Monday, June 13, 2011
By Lisa Chow
Housing advocates say foreclosure actions have fallen dramatically in New York City, primarily because state courts now require loan servicers and banks to verify the accuracy of their documents in foreclosure cases.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
The state's chief justice wants to make sure homeowners facing foreclosure can get a lawyer, even if they can't afford one. Chief Justice Jonathan Lippman made his comments during his annual State of the Judiciary speech in Albany on Tuesday.
Wednesday, December 01, 2010
New York's chief judge is asking the state legislature for a $100 million increase in civil legal services for the poor. It would go towards defending clients in evictions, foreclosures and other debt-related cases.