New York Court System Consolidation Effort to Face Uphill Battle

By Keshia Clukey

Bloomberg Law quoted President Greenberg on Chief Judge DiFiore’s proposal to simplify the court system. (may require subscription)

New York state judicial leaders have a number of hurdles to overcome as they look to consolidate one of the largest and most complicated court systems in the nation.

Chief Judge Janet DiFiore proposed a plan that would simplify the nearly unified court system, taking it from 11 trial courts down to three levels—a supreme court, municipal court, and justice courts serving towns and villages.

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