In response to a resolution put forward by Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Abraham G. Gerges, the American Bar Association’s National Conference of State Trial Judges has unanimously backed the passage of legislation to raise existing age limits at which judges are required to retire.

New York’s mandatory retirement age for judges is 70, though Supreme Court justices can be certified to serve for a maximum of six more years.

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