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Courts turn to substitute and retired judges in effort to cope with shortfall (access required)

A month into coping with the absence of 18 judges on the state’s courts, chief judges and court clerks say they’re managing so far. “It’s different,” said Judge Colin R. Gibb, chief judge of the 27th Circuit, “but we’re trying to make the best of a bad situation.” The judicial firepower in the circuit – which includes ...