Atlantic Legal has expressed its support for the Report of the Special Commission on the Future of the New York States Courts, entitled A Court System for the Future: The Promise of Court Restructuring in New York State, which was published today. In a letter to the Commissions Chair, Carey R. Dunne of Davis Polk & Wardwell, Atlantic Legals President Bill Slattery applauded the Commissions efforts to reform the states inefficient and wasteful trial court structure. Slattery noted that Atlantic Legal, in 2005, had studied the Chief Judges proposed reforms and had concluded in its own report:
Atlantic Legal urges the business community to focus its considerable resources on securing passage of the reforms proposed by Chief Judge Kaye. For a copy of the Special Commissions Report, please click here.