Imagine that the decision of whether you could continue to receive a $10,000 annual pay raise rested entirely in your own hands. But also imagine that if you decided to retain the raise, you increased the likelihood of being fired within the next several years. Now what would you do? Columnist Howard J. Bashman examines this quandary, which is essentially what recently faced six justices on the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania in ruling on the constitutionality of legislation to repeal a judicial pay raise.
Pa. Supreme Court Guilty of Political, but Not Judicial, Ineptitude
Special to Law.com
September 25, 2006