The Texas law that deprives women of their right to privacy to make the very personal decision about whether to have an abortion was enacted in flagrant disregard of the U.S. Supreme Court’s precedent and the rule of law.
Practice Area: Judiciary & Courts
The young boy who idolized Atticus Finch, read voraciously and loved to watch Ironside is now the presiding justice of New York’s busiest appellate court.
Make no mistake, the Supreme Court is far different today, and its decisional record has been and will very likely continue to be far different, than would be true if the Court’s composition were a 6–3 – or even 5–4 – liberal majority.
Chief Judge Robert Katzmann was known for his brilliant legal mind, dedication to the rule of law and devotion to the next generation.
New York State Bar Association President Scott M. Karson today applauded Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s nominations of Hon. Madeline Singas and Hon. Anthony Cannataro as associate judges of the New York State Court of Appeals.
The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) has determined that six candidates under consideration by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for elevation to the state’s highest court, the Court of Appeals, are well-qualified.
It is indeed welcome news that New York State Supreme Court justices who are past the age of 70 will once again be allowed to apply to continue as judges.
The New York State Commission on Judicial Nomination released a report to the governor today with the names of seven nominees who in their judgment are well qualified to fill the upcoming vacancy on the Court of Appeals created by Associate Judge Leslie E. Stein’s retirement effective June 4, 2021.
We continue our analysis of the amendments to the Uniform Rules for the Trial Courts.
The New York State Court of Appeals suffered a tremendous loss today with the sudden and unexpected retirement of Judge Paul Feinman — an exceptional judge, magnificent human being, and a champion of the LGBTQ community. He has been a wonderful colleague to so many of us at the New York State Bar Association, and we are saddened that his tenure on the state’s highest court will be so brief. I join with his family, friends and admirers throughout the state in wishing him a speedy recovery.