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Eric Friedman
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Kathryn Inman
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Statement of New York City Bar Association President Carey R. Dunne on Governor Cuomo’s Support of the Judiciary Budget

We applaud Governor Cuomo for supporting the Judiciary Budget. Adequate funding of the court system is essential if the judiciary is to meet its constitutional obligations as an independent branch of government and provide vitally needed access to justice for those who can least afford it.

About the Association
The New York City Bar Association, since its founding in 1870, has been dedicated to maintaining the high ethical standards of the legal profession, promoting reform of the law and access to justice, and providing service to the profession and the public. The Association, through its 24,000 members, continues to work for political, legal and social reform, while implementing innovative means to help the disadvantaged. Protecting the public’s welfare remains one of the Association’s highest priorities.