In his annual report on the judiciary issued Jan. 1, Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. said the continued failure of Congress to raise judicial salaries had reached the level of a "constitutional crisis." The job of selling Congress on the urgency of pay raises will fall in part to James Duff, the director of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. In his first press interview since starting the job last July, Duff spoke with Supreme Court correspondent Tony Mauro about challenges facing the judiciary.
Judicial Salaries at Top of Court Administrator's Agenda
January 9, 2007
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