The Chief Justice issued his annual report to congress on the federal judiciary and once again asked for a raise in the salaries of federal judges. The Chief Justice pointed out that federal judges were the only federal employees who didn’t get a Cost-of-living adjustment for 2009. He praised the way the courts have scaled back their spending but pointed out that their wages are dropping against inflation year after year.

You can see the whole report here.


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