U.S. Court of Federal Claims Awards Federal Judges Back Pay, With Interest

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Four years, eight judicial opinions, and a trip to the Supreme Court later, the CFC—on remand from the Federal Circuit’s decision finding liability—has finally ruled on what back pay the federal judges can recover. Beer v. United States, No. 09-37C, is one of several cases brought by federal judges seeking back pay under Article III of the Constitution for cost-of-living adjustments required by Article III and the Ethics Reform Act of 1989.

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Topics:  Article III, Back Pay, Cost-of-Living, Judges, Just Compensation

Published In: Constitutional Law Updates

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