Court Funding Woes Persist; N.H., Ore. Improving

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http://www.csmonitor.com/2003/0929/p02s01-usju.html New Hampshire and Oregon are restoring funds to court systems that had to slow case processing because of budget cuts, the Christian Science Monitor reports. New Hampshire halted jury trials this summer. Cases piled up, and some victims had second thoughts about testifying after long delays. In Oregon, property crimes like shoplifting and arson went unpunished for four months. In the past two years, the Monitor says, state courts have been forced to swallow some of the deepest . . .

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