Zero Hour Near For the Courts

Amid federal shutdown, scant reserves running out.

, The National Law Journal

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As the federal government shutdown grinds on, the worst is yet to come for lawyers and their clients, federal agencies and the judiciary. The nation's federal courts expect by October 15 to exhaust funding reserves that so far kept workers at their desks.

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  • W. R.

    I wonder how long the shutdown would last if our legislators had to go to work without being paid. Oh wait, they exempt themselves from everything. i wouldn't pour water on any of them if they were on fire...

  • Michael K. Bachrach, Esq.

    Excellent article, but one correction: payments to Criminal Justice Act attorneys have been suspended since September 17, 2013, as a result of the budget crisis. At the time it was expected to be only a two-week suspension, but it has continued as a result of the government shutdown. Thankfully, Criminal Justice Act attorneys continue to work tirelessly to represent the Constitutional interests of their clients notwithstanding the fact that their payments will not resume until the continuing resolution is passed.

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