NY's Rookie Federal Judges Could Face Job-Hopping Pressure

Law360, New York (November 28, 2012, 7:02 PM EST) -- The Southern District of New York's nine new judges will struggle with professional isolation, grueling workloads and the prospect of making more money doing private work, experts say, describing a climate in which the temptation to leave the federal bench could be greater than ever.

Since the spring of 2011 a slew of new faces has joined the nation's busiest federal venue, representing the biggest class since a 10-strong influx during the mid-1990s, according to U.S. District Judge Shira A. Scheindlin, who said in a recent...
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