NYSBA Executive Committee Approves Resolution To Form Committee on the Selection of Judges for the Court of Appeals
The New York State Bar Association Executive Committee today approved the appointment of a Special Committee on the Selection of Judges for the Court of Appeals in response to concerns raised in recent weeks over the appointment of a chief judge. The committee will examine the selection process, including its history, and make recommendations to the association.
The Executive Committee reaffirms that the rule of law and the independence of the judiciary are crucial to the administration of justice. It is of the utmost importance to public confidence that there is a fair process that allows the judiciary to operate independently and effectively.