What’s Old Is New Again As NY Judges Battle Court Revamp

By Andrew Strickler

Law360 quoted President Greenberg on the benefits of a consolidated court system. (may require subscription) 

The latest proposal to remake New York’s byzantine court system is facing old-school pushback from an influential group of state Supreme Court judges, even as judicial and political leaders say the time has finally come to streamline the system.

Democrats in control of state government’s executive and legislative branches have recently advanced a number of access to justice reforms and scores of bar groups, community organizations and business interests are trumpeting the benefits of a simpler court structure, but the success of the reforms proposed in September may yet depend on securing buy-in from the organization representing the bulk of the state’s elected judges.

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