Supreme Court Justice Eugene M. Fahey is among seven nominees being recommended to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo for consideration to fill a vacancy on the state Court of Appeals. Fahey, a justice from Buffalo who sits on the Appellate Division, Fourth Department, in Rochester, is the only upstate candidate on the list released Thursday by [...]
The New York State Commission on Judicial Nomination has extended the deadline for submitting applications for the current vacancy on the Court of Appeals, created by Nov. 6 death of Associate Judge Theodore T. Jones. Applications for the vacancy, originally due Dec. 18, must now be submitted to the commission no later than Dec. 21. [...]
The state Commission on Judicial Nomination has scheduled three spring meetings to evaluate candidates to fill an upcoming vacancy on the Court of Appeals. Senior Associate Judge Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick will be leaving the bench at the end of the year, as required by the state Constitution; judges of the state’s highest court must retire [...]
If the presidential election yields a Republican victor, and a vacancy emerges on the U.S. Supreme Court, who would be nominated to fill it? That’s the question The Huffington Posts’s Mike Sacks put to some GOP experts, and here’s who they picked: • Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the D.C. Circuit jurist, was the top name mentioned [...]
The Monroe County Bar Association is seeking input on two additional candidates for Monroe County Court: The Hon. Vincent M. Dinolfo, Irondequoit town justice; and the Hon. Vincent J. Rizzo, a former assistant district attorney …
The New York State Fourth Department Judicial Screening Committee announced an interim vacancy for Judge of the County Court, Monroe County, Seventh Judicial District.
With all the hubbub over the nomination of Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court, most people forgot that — if confirmed — Kagan’s new job will leave the Obama administration with yet another vacancy: Solicitor General.
The White House has announced that President Obama will meet net week with Democratic and Republican Senate leaders to discuss the replacement of Justice John Paul Stevens on the U.S. Supreme Court.