Voter Apathy Could Doom Later Retirement For NY Judges

Law360, New York (September 16, 2013, 7:24 PM ET) -- Grumbling from some in the judiciary and some lawmakers about a referendum to raise the retirement age for many New York state judges, including those on the state's top court, doesn't scare supporters nearly as much as the possibility that uninformed voters will ignore it on Election Day, leaving it vulnerable to defeat, experts said Monday.

Experts including one of the better-known retired judges in the state, who says she was forced out too early, believe the majority of Empire State lawyers, judges and lawmakers strongly...
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