Justice Systems Sent Reeling

Posted Jan 1, 2009 6:15 AM CDT
By Lynda Edwards

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Across the nation, state and local justice systems are feeling the effects of the economic crisis. The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities reported in November that 31 states faced midyear bud­get shortfalls. The following represent just some of the problems justice systems were facing.

An interactive feature:
Explore the difficulties involved
with the economic crisis in each state.


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