Pay

A Modest Proposal

, New York Law Journal

Raoul Felder, a partner in Raoul Felder and Partners, writes: The present imbroglio involving pay raises for New York State judges is past being an embarrassment, and even past being a public disgrace. A society that allows young lawyers just out of school to be earning more than state Supreme Court judges is a sad reflection on the way we order our priorities. It is an absurdity, made even more painful and unjust by elected officials who seek to link any raises for beleaguered judges who work full time and are severely limited in their ability to supplement their income to raises for part-time legislators who are free to supplement their income as they see fit.

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