Plaintiffs' standing was a central issue Wednesday in the reargument in the 3rd Circuit of a suit challenging the process by which the controversial 2005 pay raise for Pennsylvania judges and lawmakers was passed. A visiting three-judge federal appeals panel prodded plaintiffs' counsel to identify the "particularized injury" sustained as a result of the passage of Act 44, which the plaintiffs allege was passed as part of secret negotiations between the Legislature and the judiciary.
Judicial Pay Raise Reargument Focuses on Plaintiffs' Standing
The Legal Intelligencer
October 24, 2008