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PBS NewsHour | U.S. Civil Court System Needs Major Overhaul, New Book Declares | PBS

Duration: 08:26
Program: PBS NewsHour #10178
Broadcast Date: Oct. 18, 2011

In "Rebuilding Justice: Civil Courts in Jeopardy and Why You Should Care," co-authors Rebecca Love Kourlis and Dirk Olin examine problems and potential improvements in the U.S. civil court system, where 30 million cases are filed every year. Ray Suarez and Kourlis discuss the authors' call for a major overhaul of the system.

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Post Date: October 18, 2011