Batts, Nation’s First Openly Gay US Judge, Remembered as ‘Trailblazer’ and for Work on Offender Rehabilitation

By Tom McParland

New York Law Journal quoted President Greenberg on the death of USDNY Judge Deborah Batts.

“Judge Batts’ devotion to these individuals and to their rehabilitation earned their loyalty and trust; it will be difficult to replace her,” Southern District of New York Chief Judge Colleen McMahon said.

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