Tag Archives: Federal courts

Sequester cuts, closures and furloughs hit federal courts

WASHINGTON – With no solution in sight to end the automatic federal budget cuts that began in March, federal judiciary officials are announcing plans to close courthouses, limit trials and hearings and furlough federal prosecutors, defenders and U.S. Marshals Service ...

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Judiciary: Budget cuts would ‘cripple’ federal courts

WASHINGTON – Federal judiciary officials, announcing the close of six federal court facilities, said that automatic budget cuts that will take place if Congress fails to agree on a budget plan would deal another blow to the federal court system.

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Survey: Federal courts make changes due to cuts

WASHINGTON – Budget cuts are forcing federal courts to implement a number of cost-cutting measures, from layoffs, furloughs and early retirements to the reduction of training programs and IT services, according to a recent survey.

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