New York City shuts down all-night court

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http://www.nytimes.com/2003/04/20/nyregion/20LOBS.html New York City's State Supreme Court has closed its arraignment court that had handled cases between 1 a.m. and 8 a.m. during the high crime era of the 1980s and 1990s. The New York Times reports that the final session was held last Saturday. "It's the end of an era," said Justice Robert C. McGann, who presided over the last "lobster shift." Looking to cut up to $10 million from his office . . .

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