“Most Civil Division employees will be subject to furlough because their activities do not relate to ‘emergencies involving the safety of human life or the protection of property,’ or meet some other category or exemption.” St. Thomas University School of Law Professor Patricia Moore, reporting on the Department of Justice’s (DOJ’s) Contingency Plan for FY 2014, which took effect October 1, 2013, and accounted for the possibility that the U.S. Congress would fail to pass a continuing resolution to fund the federal government.

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog, September 30, 2013.