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Commission on Judicial Nomination

Oct 16, 2015

Commission puts 7 on short list for chief judge

The Commission on Judicial Nomination released its report to Gov. Andrew Cuomo with a list of seven lawyers to be considered for the position of the state’s next top judge. Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman, who turned 70 this May, must retire at the end of the year as the presiding judge at the state Court […]

Jun 3, 2015

Nomination meeting on Lippman replacement

In an effort to demystify the selection process for judges of New York’s highest court, the Court of Appeals, the Commission on Judicial Nomination will host an informational meeting from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Friday, June 19, at the New York State Bar Association. As of Jan. 1, 2016, a vacancy on the court will […]

Aug 29, 2014

Appeals court nomination discussion scheduled

The Commission on Judicial Nomination will host an open discussion Sept. 8 in New York City about the nomination process in connection with the coming vacancy of Court of Appeals Judge Robert S. Smith.

Dec 14, 2012

Extension for COA judgeship applications

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. […]

Dec 3, 2012

7 nominees chosen for COA vacancy

Among the seven nominees being recommended to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to fill an upcoming vacancy on the Court of Appeals is Justice Eugene M. Fahey, who currently sits on the bench of the Appellate Division, Fourth Department in Rochester. Justice Fahey is one of three men and four women being recommended by the state […]

Aug 7, 2012

Final notice to apply to Court of Appeals

The New York State Commission on Judicial Nomination issued its final reminder Tuesday to prospective candidates who wish to submit applications for the upcoming Jan. 1 vacancy on the Court of Appeals. Applications must be submitted to the commission no later than Aug. 15. Applications may be downloaded from the commission’s website (www.nysegov.com/cjn/), or obtained […]

Jul 16, 2012

Deadline extended to apply for COA judgeship

The New York State Commission on Judicial Nomination announced Monday that it has extended the deadline for submitting applications for the upcoming vacancy on the Court of Appeals. Senior Associate Judge Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick is retiring effective Jan. 1. Applications must be submitted to the commission no later than Aug. 15. The extension is intended […]

May 16, 2012

Panel: You can be a Court of Appeals judge

If you think you would like to be a judge on the state Court of Appeals, then submit your application. That’s the message members of the state Commission on Judicial Nomination brought when they came with their “road show” to Rochester on Wednesday to encourage qualified candidates to apply. It is the beginning of a […]

May 14, 2012

Judge Kaye to discuss COA nominations

The process to nominate a judge to the state’s highest court will be outlined Wednesday by Judge Judith S. Kaye, who chairs the Commission on Judicial Nomination. She will be in Rochester for the second in a series of public meetings on “The Road to the Court of Appeals: Demystifying the Process,” from 12:15 to […]

Apr 26, 2012

Commission to meet on COA nominations

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 […]

Mar 31, 2010

Judicial Nom-Com adopts revised rules

The Commission on Judicial Nomination on Wednesday published a Notice of Adoption of its revised rules in the New York State Register.

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