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Federal Judges (Part III) #279277

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 07, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Federal judges' concern with their pay scale examined. [Judge Jack GORDON - claims he's having a hard time making ends meet.] Findings of CBS survey of judges' average financial situations outlined on screen, discussed. [Former federal judge William MULLIGAN - criticizes survivor benefits.] American Bar Association's recommended pay raises for federal judges and increase militancy within judiciary examined; lobbying campaign of Judge Spencer Williams outlined as example [GORDON - defs. lobbying move.] Opposition to such organization from Chief Justice Warren Burger noted. [MULLIGAN - thinks group sounds too much like a union.] Judicial opposition to revealing personal fins. cited.
REPORTER: Eric Engberg

Engberg, Eric;
Rather, Dan

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