Delaware Docket Newsletter
Summer 2006


WHAT SHOULD YOU KNOW ABOUT THE JUDICIAL BRANCH’S BUDGET REQUEST FOR NEXT YEAR?

  • The Judiciary’s commitment to addressing “mission critical” needs only and fiscal accountability
  • Unified budget process within the Judiciary
  • “No frills, no fluff” budget request
  • Requests the SMALLEST increase in “new” growth in recent years
  • Focuses on the quality of legal services delivered to the indigent in criminal cases
  • Priorities include resources for providing appropriate and safe facilities for the public, the prompt and efficient resolution of disputes, and administrative support to further the delivery of justice
  • Requests resources needed to maintain Delaware Judiciary’s preeminence