TBA Urges Full Funding for Federal Judiciary

The TBA today urged the Tennessee congressional delegation to back full funding for the federal judiciary when appropriations measures are taken up this fall. In letters authored by TBA President Cindy Wyrick and sent to each individual member of the delegation, the association points out that the effect of continued funding cuts at the “sequester” level will include slower processing of civil and bankruptcy cases, and diminished attention to constitutionally mandated representation of the criminally accused.

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