Current through L. 2021, ch. 447 and L. 2021 SP1, ch. 1
Section 38-813 - Availability of retired judges for certain legal services; compensationA. Every judge retired under this plan may, if physically and mentally able, be subject to call by the supreme court or the chief justice of the supreme court to assist the supreme court, court of appeals or superior court under such directions as the supreme court may give, including the examination of the facts in cases before the court, the examination of authorities cited and the preparation of opinions for and on behalf of the court. The court may order these opinions, to the extent approved by the court, to constitute the opinion of the court. The retired judge may, subject to any rule which the supreme court adopts, perform any duties preliminary to the final disposition of cases insofar as they are not inconsistent with the constitution of this state.B. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, a retired judge who is temporarily called back to the active duties of a judge is entitled to receive the same compensation and expenses as other like active judges less any amount received for that period in retirement benefits.