Cuomo Deals Blow To Judicial Retirement Age Hike Effort

Law360, New York (October 18, 2013, 4:13 PM EDT) -- New York's court system said Friday that instances where aging judges take a salary while also receiving a pension are very rare but now would be banned, after Gov. Andrew Cuomo took a shot at "double-dipping" in the judiciary as a reason why voters should reject a proposal to raise the judicial retirement age.

Courts spokesman David Bookstaver said that, from a universe of some 1,200 judges, about five certified to serve beyond the age of 70 were engaging in the practice lamented by the Democratic...
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