Chief U.S. District Judge John Bissell warned last week that the shortage of judges in the New Jersey district, coupled with a rising caseload for each remaining judge, is threatening the quality of decisions.
“With fewer judges we necessarily cannot devote as much time as we would like to the decision-making process in a given case,” Bissell said in a state-of-the-judiciary speech to the New Jersey State Bar Convention at the Tropicana in Atlantic City last Wednesday. “The quality of justice should not be so strained.”
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