Legislature keeps grip on Judiciary’s purse strings
By Rob Perez firstname.lastname@example.org
June 18, 2018
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A deputy prosecutor says adding a third judge to preside over jury trials in misdemeanor domestic abuse cases would ease the backlog, especially evident on Monday mornings when victims, defendants and others crowd the hallway, above, waiting for cases to be called.
“I don’t have any ill will or animosity toward the Judiciary or the CJ.”
State Senate president, referring to Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald