NJ Spotlight News

NJ courts reopen for in-person trials, major backlogs remain

Clip: 06/15/2021 | 3m 34s | Video has closed captioning.

Clearing up the tens of thousands of backlogged cases won’t be easy, especially with a shortage of judges. According to data from New Jersey Courts, as of April 2021 the state is experiencing an overall increase of 146.6% of backlogged cases compared to last year. In Hudson County alone the backlog of cases is up 225.7%.

Aired: 06/15/21

Rating: NR

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