NY Appeals Court Weighs Judicial Salary Dispute

Law360, New York (January 12, 2010, 7:20 PM EST) -- Justices on the New York State Court of Appeals on Tuesday seemed determined to find a solution to end the decade-long impasse between the state's judicial and legislative branches over judicial pay raises, grilling counsel to find out what, if any, remedy would mend the ongoing dispute.

New York's highest appeals court heard oral arguments in three pending appeals of cases alleging the New York State Legislature improperly denied state judges pay increases since 1999 by linking legislators' salary adjustments to judges', which judicial plaintiffs allege...
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