Focal Point: Trials & Tribulations
Posted December 7, 2005 2:59 p.m. EST
Updated July 13, 2018 2:02 p.m. EDT
Original Air Date: Dec. 7, 2005
Overcrowded courtrooms, long delays in getting cases tried, more plea bargains and more dismissals -- is justice really being served in North Carolina’s courts? The WRAL Focal Point documentary "Trials & Tribulations” examines the consequences of a judicial system that court officials say is overwhelmed. WRAL News Anchor David Crabtree hosts the program.
Focal Point Extras
|Q & A with N.C. Chief Justice I. Beverly Lake|
What’s your reaction to Senator Basnight saying the courts should operate more efficiently before they get more money from the legislature?
How much more money does the court system need?
|Q & A with Former N.C. Chief Justice Rhoda Billings|
What’s wrong with the way the court system is funded now?
Isn't that a violation of the separation of powers?
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