Conn. High Court Upholds 70-Year-Old Justices Rule

Law360, New York (October 5, 2009, 7:55 PM EDT) -- The Connecticut Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of a state law that allows justices to deliberate on proceedings in a limited capacity beyond the mandatory retirement age of 70, so long as they began hearing the case prior to reaching that benchmark, the court announced in a 4-3 ruling published Monday.

Chief Justice Chase Rogers, writing for the majority, denied the appeal of a Greenwich, Conn., police officer to a previous Supreme Court ruling that reversed a lower court finding in favor of the town...
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