Skip to comments.State high court upholds dismissal of 18 criminal cases in Riverside County .. judges shortage
Posted on 10/25/2010 2:08:59 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
California's budget crisis has proved a boon for some defendants.
In a unanimous ruling, the California Supreme Court on Monday upheld the dismissal of 18 criminal cases, two of them felonies, in Riverside County because there were not enough judges to hear them.
The court blamed the problem on the state's failure to hire more judges.
"The lack of available courtrooms and judges was attributable to the Legislature's failure to provide a number of judges and courtrooms sufficient to meet the rapidly growing population in Riverside County," wrote George, who has been lobbying legislators for years for more judges.
(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...
The state legislature , the holders of the lowest approval ratings ever , helping prove once again.. 'Crime Pays' .. Only in California where thugs&goons run state gubamint.
Does that open lawsuits by criminals who were not lucky enough to have their case dismissed as bias or worse, “racism”?
In a unanimous ruling, the California Supreme Court on Monday upheld the dismissal of 18 criminal cases....
I was gonna ask how many involved illegal aliens, but then I realized.... Silly Question.
If it’s an illegal alien, then NO CHARGES are even filed in the first place.
“Have a nice day, Senior”.
“We need to hire more judges!” ruled the judges. “And how about a pay increase for us?”