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Diversity, inclusion, access to justice in Connecticut

In Connecticut, the greatest immediate challenge we face is the potential erosion of access to justice brought about by the state’s prolonged fiscal crisis. The Judicial Branch of our state government has worked closely with the governor and lawmakers to lessen the effect of budget cuts on the operation of our courts, but if current trends continue, we will reach a point where service reductions will make it more difficult for average citizens to access the court system.