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Federal courts about to run out of cash, ABA president says

Federal courts are using money from filing fees and long-term appropriations to stay open during the shutdown, but that money is about to run out. Jim Silkenat, American Bar Association president, says Congress needs to pass a budget that addresses the costs of the shutdown and sequestration.

Tags: Jim Silkenat , American Bar Association , Federal Courts , Federal Drive , Michael OConnell , sequestration , furloughs , government shutdown

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 01:28pm EDT
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Federal judges implore Congress for respite from sequestration

A group of 87 federal judges sent a letter to Vice President Joseph Biden, warning that budget cuts due to sequestration have negatively impacted the federal judiciary's ability to prosecute and defend cases.

Tags: Loretta Preska , Federal Drive , Joe Biden , U.S. District Court , sequestration , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 08/20/2013, 04:13pm EDT
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