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Motion seeks recusal of federal judge

Robert W. Wood, the lawyer for a man convicted of robbery, weapons and drug charges wants U.S. District Court Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford to recuse herself from the case where she now must decide whether to grant a new trial ...

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Wolford sworn in as federal judge

Rochester attorney Elizabeth A. Wolford has been sworn in to serve as a U.S. District judge for the Western District of New York. “While we will miss working with Liz on a daily basis, the team at The Wolford Law ...

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Confirmation is historic for multiple reasons

Not only is Elizabeth A. Wolford the first woman to serve on the federal bench in Western New York, but her nomination was the first U.S. District Court nomination nationally to be considered by the Senate since eliminating the filibuster ...

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Wolford confirmed to WNY federal court

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Rochester attorney Elizabeth A. Wolford will be the first woman to serve on the federal bench in Western New York. The Senate voted 70-29 this morning to approve Wolford’s nomination to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New ...

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Wolford’s Senate committee hearing scheduled

Elizabeth A. Wolford’s hearing before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary to consider her nomination for a federal judgeship is scheduled for July 10. The agenda was posted to the committee’s website Wednesday. Sen. Charles E. Schumer, who recommended ...

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