Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Reason to celebrate? New Year's means and end of pay freeze for Federal judges.

Michigan's state judges have not had a pay increase in over a decade, but all federal court judges, including bankruptcy judges, got a 14% raise on January 1 as a result of a court ruling that found a series of pay freezes dating back to 1995 an unconstitutional diminution in judicial compensation. Late last year Attorney General Eric Holder informed Congress that the Justice Department would no longer contest cases challenging the freeze.

Article here. 

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