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A new record

Standing O congratulates the justices assigned to the Civil Term of Kings County Supreme Court, who last year completed more jury trials and decided more non-jury cases than justices in any other county in the state, announced Justice Lawrence Knipel.

The civil term justices handle non-criminal cases, including name changes, foreclosures, and elder-law cases, among others, according to the New York State Unified Court System, which added that Brooklyn is home to the busiest civil term in the Empire State.

The O salutes these speedy purveyors of justice.— Julianne McShane

Posted 12:00 am, February 15, 2019
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Reasonable discourse

Jim from Cobble Hill says:
If a jury gets convened in a civil trial and then there is a settlement, then the jury should get a big chunk of it for having their time wasted.
Feb. 15, 11:57 pm
freddy from slope says:
not so meaningful without a review of the quality of the decisions.
Feb. 16, 3:04 pm

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