Chief Judge Proposes Massive Overhaul of Courts

By Bennett Loudon

The Daily Record quoted President Greenberg on NYSBA’s support for Chief Judge DiFiore’s efforts to reorganize and modernize New York’s Byzantine court system. (may require subscription)

New York State Chief Judge Janet DiFiore has proposed a major reorganization of the state court system that would replace a complex system of 11 separate trial courts with a simplified three-level structure. DiFiore said in a news release that the change, which would require amending the state Constitution…

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