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New Jersey

Christie slams N.J. Supreme Court for fast-tracking challenge to judges' health-benefits law

Alli Gerkman
Bypassing the intermediate appellate court, the supreme court agreed to review a trial court decision invalidating an increase in judges’ contributions to their health insurance and pensions. Governor Christie characterized this as a “manipulation of the judicial process” and referred to the justices as "unelected,...

Gov. Christie: Judge Feinberg's decision on judges' benefits 'is self-interested and outrageous'

Alli Gerkman
Governor Christie publicly criticized a state trial court judge who ruled that requiring increased contributions to judicial pension plans is an indirect reduction in judges’ pay and in violation of the state constitution. The lawsuit was filed by a judge. Click here to read the article.