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Old Judges Don't Fade Away, They Simply Sue to Stay

, The Legal Intelligencer


Judges, like professional athletes, rarely know when it's time to hang it up. Like pro athletes, because they're insulated from the public — for good reason — and people routinely suck up to them, they can sometimes lose touch with reality and how they're perceived.

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    I totally agree and whether good or bad, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court should have rejected assuming jurisdiction over these cases and left it up to the people by vote. Its fundamentally unfair for Judges to dictate--which is quasi-communistic--when they should retire or rule on the constitutionality of a provision which requires them to retire at a certain age, especially and in light of the fact, four Justices on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, according to the challenged statutes, would be required to retire within the next (6) years. That is not how the American System of Jurisprudence works nor does it follow any constitutional mandate. It is a slick or fast way of disrupting the flow of the legislation and we call these men and women challenging these laws Fundamentally Fair Judges when they are trying to curtail valid process and are the probably the same Judges whom are frustrated when they are ordered to hear and determine disputes brought before them. Just saying-

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