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New York Law Journal, December 2, 2011

Bar Leaders Say Plan Reflects Courts’ Needs, Fiscal Reality

Bar leaders yesterday lauded the Judiciary’s budget request as a reasonable spending plan at a time when the state is facing a $350 million shortfall this year and a $3 billion-plus gap in the fiscal year that begins April 1…Samuel W. Seymour, president of the New York City Bar, said the Judiciary’s proposal for 2012-13 is “a reasonable, practical document, responsive to the state’s current fiscal pressures while addressing the need to provide meaningful access to the courts and to ameliorate some of the harmful effects of last year's budget cuts.” He said the city bar supports its adoption.

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