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The ruling means that the woman whose drug use had her facing a possible life term can at most be charged with manslaughter in the death of her stillborn daughter.
Chief Justice John Roberts made judicial pay the sole focus of his annual report, calling for a “substantial salary increase” for federal judges. Federal district judges currently earn the same amount as members of Congress—$165,200 a year.
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