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Civil Court Cases Face Possible Delays Due to Government Shutdown

U.S. Justice Department lawyers from New York to San Francisco are asking judges to delay civil cases as the government partially shuts down, and in Manhattan already won a halt to litigation except one trial. The Justice Department made the …

Florida House Leader Wants Separate Civil, Criminal Supreme Courts

Florida House Speaker Dean Cannon this week proposed creating a second Florida Supreme Court so that one set of justices could specialize on criminal appeals and the other on civil cases. The Winter Park Republican said a House committee will …