Office of Court Administration http://wshu.org en Referendum aims for more (and older) judges http://wshu.org/post/referendum-aims-more-and-older-judges <p></p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 01:46:48 +0000 Charles Lane 6428 at http://wshu.org Referendum aims for more (and older) judges Courts make case for more civil legal aid http://wshu.org/post/courts-make-case-more-civil-legal-aid <p></p><p>New York’s top judge is holding hearings this week on the benefit of providing civil legal services to the poor. &nbsp;A US Supreme Court case guaranteed legal counsel to people accused of crimes, but that same right is not given to people going through civil court. &nbsp;New York courts are trying to change that. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 02:35:22 +0000 Charles Lane 5456 at http://wshu.org Courts make case for more civil legal aid Rules boosting pro bono work postponed http://wshu.org/post/rules-boosting-pro-bono-work-postponed <p>New York's chief judge is postponing the implementation of new rules designed to boost the amount of pro bono work lawyers do in the state.&nbsp;</p><p>This comes amidst an outcry from the state's bar association that the new rules are an invasion of privacy.</p><p></p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 11:59:03 +0000 Charles Lane 5219 at http://wshu.org Rules boosting pro bono work postponed