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Morrell: Legislature set criminal clerk's staffing; city must fund it

Orleans Parish Clerk of Criminal District Court Arthur Morrell didn’t waste any time Friday morning telling the New Orleans City Council that the proposed $3.7 million budget for his office next year would cause a “drastic layoff of people at my office.” The 90-person clerk’s office handles all court services, including maintaining and processing court […]