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October 15, 2015 to Deborah Smith.
A special section looks at topics highlighted in state of the judiciary messages and how interest in those issues has risen or fallen between 2010 and 2015.
Retirement benefits are often cited as an important element for attracting and keeping well-qualified judges, and different states require judges to contribute different amounts to their retirement. The OctoberTrends article will compare states and look at the overall picture of judicial compensation nationwide.
A list of monthly Trends articles for August 2013 through July 2014 are compiled here in a full PDF.