Monday, September 25, 2006

Pretend Courts in NY

It's only tangentially torts-related, but today's NYT story about the state's laughably problematic system of justices (who mostly handle traffic tickets, but also get some small civil matters and things like domestic protective orders) is well worth reading.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/2006/09/pretend_courts_.html

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