N.H. Stops Jury Trials, May Curb Court Access

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http://www4.fosters.com/News2003/July2003/July_18/News/reg_nh0718f.asp New Hampshire's superior courts will hold no jury trials for four months this year because of budget cuts, Associated Press reports. Specific months vary by court, but most aren't holding trials at least in August, September, and December. A budget vetoed last month by Gov. Craig Benson appropriated $63.5 million to the courts this year, but courts were ordered to cut $6 million. Lawmakers adopted a stopgap measure until Oct. 1 authorizing . . .

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