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Chief Judge Janet DiFiore

Feb 7, 2018

Chief Judge highlights court reforms

New York State Chief Judge Janet DiFiore on Tuesday delivered her second annual State of Our Judiciary address, announcing a range of court system reforms. Much of her talk focused on New York City issues, such as changes to the city’s Housing Court. She announced that Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence K. Marks will lead a […]

Sep 27, 2017

New committee will study court access issues

New York state court officials have created a new advisory panel to develop a plan to improve access to the courts for everybody, including those with visual, hearing, communication, mobility, cognitive and other disabilities. The Advisory Committee on Access for People with Disabilities includes judges, clerks and administrators, as well as representatives from legal services […]

Jun 6, 2017

DiFiore expands Justice Task Force

New York State Chief Judge Janet DiFiore has expanded the state Justice Task Force’s mission to include the study of issues relating to bail and speedy trial, as well as the broader issues of efficiency and accessibility throughout the state’s justice system. DiFiore is a past co-chair of the Justice Task Force, formed in 2009 by […]

Dec 15, 2016

Chief Judge creates LGBT Commission

State court officials have announced a new initiative to advocate for the LGBT community in the court system and the community. The new LGBT Commission will serve as a “bridge between the judiciary’s leadership and LGBT individuals in the courts and legal profession,” according to a news release from Chief Judge Janet DiFiore and Chief […]

Oct 20, 2016

Chief Judge Janet DiFiore in Rochester for special court session, reception

  The Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys hosted Chief Judge Janet DiFiore at a lunch and networking event on Oct. 13 in conjunction with both the Western New York and Central New York chapters of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York (WBASNY). Earlier that day DiFiore visited the Telesca Center, […]

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