David DiMarzio http://ripr.org en Government Shutdown Affecting Federal Courts in RI http://ripr.org/post/government-shutdown-affecting-federal-courts-ri <p>The federal government shutdown is having an impact on the prosecution of federal cases in Rhode Island.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p>U.S. Attorney Peter Neronha has had to furlough a third to a half of his 45-person staff because of the federal government shutdown.&nbsp; He said they&rsquo;re managing by bringing in people who are working on the most urgent cases and then rotating them as the cases change.</p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 13:15:58 +0000 Flo Jonic 22636 at http://ripr.org Government Shutdown Affecting Federal Courts in RI