Join the MBA in advocating for court funding
The Massachusetts Bar Association is raising awareness on what
is at stake in the absence of adequate court funding.
View the following video to learn about the consequences of the
lack of court funding on the public.
Click here for additional videos on the court
funding campaign, including how the lack of funding affects the
rule of law, average citizens and the Probate and Family Court's
ability to serve the public.
You, as a member of the public or legal community, can make a
difference, by reaching out to your state senators and
representatives to reiterate the importance ensuring a full funded
judicial system. Click
here to read "Justice in the Balance," an overview of the
Massachusetts Judiciary for the Legislature. Click
here for specific information on case filings, fund and
staffing of the Massachusetts Trial Court.
In 2010, the MBA also released a report, "Crisis in Court Funding," that shed
light on how lack of funding was impeding the court system's
ability to deliver services that impact the livelihood of
Join the MBA in advocating for
proper funding of the state's third branch of government -- the
Judiciary. Click here to identify your state
representatives and senators.