Non-Lawyer Justices Play Key Role in Rural Areas

By Bennett Loudon

The Daily Record mentioned NYSBA’s Task Force on Rural Justice. (may require subscription)

The New York State Bar Association’s (NYSBA) announcement last month — that a new task force will look into the shortage of lawyers in rural areas — prompted a reminder from the New York State Magistrate’s Association about the importance of non-lawyer justices in small town and village courts.

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