Lawsuit: Mandatory retirement at 70 violates Equal Protection Clause

A 69-year-old Baltimore Circuit Court judge is taking the state to court, charging the mandatory judicial retirement age of 70 is unconstitutional. Judge Charles G. Bernstein filed suit in U.S. District Court in Baltimore. The action charges that the mandatory judicial retirement approved by Maryland voters in 1932 violates the federal constitution’s Equal Protection Clause. The lawsuit ...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *