Pa. Judges Say Forced Retirement Equals Age Discrimination

Law360, Philadelphia (August 9, 2013, 6:17 PM EDT) -- A group of Pennsylvania state judges argued last week that the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in United States v. Windsor required an analysis to determine whether a provision in the state’s constitution forcing them off the bench after turning 70 singled them out for unfair treatment.

While judges in two separate suits challenging the constitutionality of a state mandatory retirement provision had their cases tossed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in June, the plaintiffs in federal court argued in an Aug. 1 brief that the...
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