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First and Foremost, Border-Children Crisis Is a Civil Courts Crisis

Sara Warner | Posted 10.12.2014 | Politics
Sara Warner

When we cut courts funding, the criminal-court side of the system gets first call on resources -- it has all those pesky constitutional guarantees that prevent years of backlog. So civil courts get less and less.

Amanda Terkel

State Budget Cuts Threaten U.S. Justice System | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Brian and Patty Baxter's daughter wasn't even two years old yet when they moved into their place in New Hampshire in 1996. The landlord ...