Island Vote 2013: Proposal 6 seeks to raise state court judge retirement age from 70 to 80

Voters are being asked to approve a measure that would raise the retirement age for judges across the state. Proposal 6 would raise the mandatory

Voters are being asked to approve a measure

Voters are being asked to approve a measure that would raise the retirement age for judges across the state. (October 15, 2013 9:40 AM)

Voters are being asked to approve a measure that would raise the retirement age for judges across the state. Proposal 6 would raise the mandatory retirement age of state court judges from 70 to 80. State records show that the judicial ranks are not keeping pace with the increase in caseloads. Larry Levy, of Hofstra University, says that raising the retirement age would encourage talented attorneys...

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