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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.

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The New York Times today starts a three-part series uncovering incompetence and abuse in the nearly 2000 "justice courts" dotting villages and towns throughout the state; qualifications requirements are lower for these positions that have the power to ... [Read More]

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