Friday, April 20, 2007

Justices Stephen Breyer and Samuel Alito Jr. call for judicial pay raises

Although agreeing with a House Judiciary subcommittee that federal judges should not expect to make as much as TV's Judge Judy ($28 million), Breyer and Alito urged that judicial pay be increased. The Justices expressed concern that a judgeship was coming to be seen as a stepping stone to bigger and better things.

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