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May/June 2012
Vol. 36, No. 2


May/June 2012

Every day, thousands of New Yorkers pass through Family Courts in each borough. There, they wrestle over custody of and support for children, allegations of abuse and neglect, and charges of crimes by juveniles.

No court deals with society's problems on a more intimate level. But little attention is paid to the operation of Family Court, or its profound struggle to manage a challenging caseload with resources that stretch thinner every year.

City Limits spent three months watching what happens in Family Court, day in and day out. This is what we saw.




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City Limits Magazine published a print edition reguarly from 1976 to 2012. With the acquisition of the Bronx News Network and the launch of the Brooklyn Bureau, City Limits ended its print issue to publish its news online.