Judge shortage could overwhelm state's judicial system
Clip: 05/11/2021 | 3m 9s | Video has closed captioning.
There's growing concern over a potential tsunami of court cases as the pandemic lifts. With criminal jury trials expected to restart and the moratorium on foreclosures and evictions expected to be lifted, a massive surge in filings by landlords and lenders is likely to follow. But the state is experiencing a historic shortage of court judges, with 67 judicial vacancies as of the beginning of May.
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