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More People in Jail Due to Trial Slowdown

 

New Jersey’s court system remains critically understaffed. Jeralyn Lawrence, president of the New Jersey State Bar Association, says that’s a major reason contributing to the state’s high jail population. She says there are roughly 70 vacant court seats across the state in every county, except Burlington, needing to be filled, which is creating a slowdown in trials.  View the full interview here.

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