The Bar Association of Erie County’s Judiciary Committee will soon begin investigating judicial rating applications from candidates seeking judicial office. Attorneys who have information about a candidate that should be considered by the committee are encouraged to contact any of ...Read More »
The full Senate is scheduled to vote Monday on the nomination of Justice Sheila Abdus-Salaam to be the next Court of Appeals judge. Her nomination sailed Tuesday through the Senate Standing Committee on the Judiciary with bipartisan support from members ...
Tagged with: Judiciary committeeRead More »
A bill to combat the illegal trafficking of prescription drugs is on its way to the full Senate. The proposed Safe Doses Act, short for Strengthening and Focusing Enforcement to Deter Organized Stealing and Enhance Safety Act of 2011, was ...Read More »
The Senate will consider confirming several judgeships Monday, but the nomination of Monroe County District Attorney Michael C. Green is not one of them. Earlier this week, according to the Congressional Record, a unanimous consent-time agreement ...Read More »
Denise O’Donnell of Buffalo is one step closer to being appointed director of the federal Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Senate Committee on the Judiciary on Monday agreed by voice vote to report her nomination to the full Senate. If approved by the Senate, the nomination is confirmed.Read More »
Monroe County District Attorney Michael C. Green has been waiting almost five months to see if his nomination for a federal judgeship will be approved by the Senate. He is not alone. Dozens of nominations are pending — many for a lot longer ...Read More »