State judges have yet to be properly compensated for enduring 13 years without pay raises, especially since the state Court of Appeals found that lawmakers acted unconstitutionally in rejecting salary increases. C&G's Thomas Bezanson argued that it was long past the time when the court should make good on its 2010 finding in Matter of Maron v. Silver and order that judges receive what they lost in salaries and retirement benefits.
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"Court Hears Arguments Over Retroactive Judicial Raises," New York Law Journal, March 24, 2016.
"Judges Sue N.Y. State for $312M in Back Pay," Times Union, March 23, 2016.