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CBA Responds to Courthouse Closings Announcement

Tuesday, June 14, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Connecticut Bar Association
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"While courthouse closings were expected given the current state budget situation, we see today’s announcement as the start of a process. Reducing citizen access to the judicial system by closing courthouses harms everyone, especially the poor. The Connecticut Bar Association believes that access to the courts is a fundamental right, critical to preserving the Rule of Law. We will continue our ongoing dialogue with lawmakers to determine whether there is a better way to achieve necessary costs savings, reverse these decisions, and keep open as many courthouses as possible."

Click here to view the press advisory about courthouse closings
Click here to view the statement of Chief Court Administrator Judge Patrick L. Carroll, Jr. about courthouse closings

William H. Clendenen, Jr.
2015-2016 CBA President