New York News
4:44 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

New York's Highest Court Begins New Year Down Two Judges

Gov. Cuomo's choice of judge is due in mid-January.

In January, New York’s highest court will have two fewer judges.  Only five of the seven slots will be filled, due to a mandatory retirement and delays by Governor Andrew Cuomo and the State Senate over confirmation hearings.

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4:38 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Gov. Cuomo Faces Deadline To Name Judge

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New York Governor Cuomo has until the end of this week to fill a vacancy on the state’s highest court. His choices include the reappointment of a Republican woman judge who currently holds the seat  and several Democratic alternatives.

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New York News
6:07 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

Ballot Proposal Would Allow Some Judges to Stay On The Bench Until Age 80

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A proposal on Tuesday’s ballot would raise the retirement age for some New York judges from 70 to age 80. Supporters include the state’s 68 year old chief judge, while opponents say the measure is too flawed to be approved. 

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