Lawyers Journal

Judge Agnes speaks on court funding, judges' salaries at Past Presidents Dinner

The MBA's past presidents and the current slate of officers gathered this year for the annual Past Presidents Dinner at the University of Massachusetts Club in Boston on Nov. 17. As part of the speaking portion of the event, Appeals Court Associate Justice Peter W. Agnes Jr. addressed the group. Agnes' appointment to the Appeals Court was approved by the Governor's Council in September, following his 11 years of service as a Superior Court judge and nine years on the District Court bench.

To read an excerpt from Agnes' remarks, see Viewpoint on page 3. To read his entire speech, go to

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