Raising mandatory retirement age for judges gains traction in New York State

Proposition gaining support from judges and PACs

Age and wisdom generally go hand in hand, so when states require judges to retire at a certain age it serves to derail that almost universal adage. Maybe that’s why there has been a recent movement to lift the retirement requirements.

According to The Wall Street Journal, about 30 states currently enforce mandatory requirement ages for some of their judges. Many of those states have the retirement rules written into their constitutions, requiring considerable work to have them changed.

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Chris DiMarco

Chris DiMarco, Executive Editor of InsideCounsel magazine, has a background in multimedia production with previous involvement in projects in which he developed and created content...

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