Monroe County Court Judge Frank P. Geraci Jr.’s nomination for a federal court judgeship was confirmed today by the Senate, nearly five months after it was approved by the Judiciary Committee. The confirmation came by voice vote about 2:45 p.m. Judge Geraci will serve in Rochester on the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, […]
Monroe County Court Judge Frank P. Geraci has one more hurdle to clear in his quest for a federal judgeship. The Senate Committee on the Judiciary on Thursday agreed to send his nomination to the full Senate for confirmation consideration. Judge Geraci’s was one in a block of five the committee voted on in a […]
The nomination of Monroe County Court Judge Frank P. Geraci Jr. for a federal judgeship is on the Thursday agenda of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary. The committee meets at 10 a.m. in Washington, D.C. Judge Geraci’s nomination is one of nine listed, although any could be held over until the next executive business […]
New York Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman is being considered for membership on the State Justice Institute board of directors. President Barack Obama Wednesday announced his intention to nominate Judge Lippman to the institute, established by federal law in 1984 to award grants to improve the quality of justice in state courts, facilitate better coordination […]
The nomination of Monroe County Court Judge Frank P. Geraci Jr. is on its way to the Senate for the next step in the process of becoming a federal judge. President Barack Obama on Monday nominated Geraci for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, along with Judge Fernando M. Olguin […]
Monroe County District Attorney Michael C. Green is not the only one frustrated with the judicial nomination process. His lack of confirmation means the courts will continue struggling to meet a growing caseload with fewer active judges. “This will have a serious impact on the business of the court,” said Judge William M. Skretny, chief […]
It is vacation time for U.S. senators while courts continue to wait for vacancies in the judiciary to be filled. They will continue to wait until sometime after Labor Day when the Senate, which recessed with a lot of unfinished business this week, returns to session.
Robert J. Bergin of Fairport will join the city Monday as its corporation counsel. Bergin was nominated for the position Tuesday by Mayor Thomas S. Richards, subject to approval by City Council. Bergin has 37 years of experience representing public and private clients ...
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will introduce his choice to head the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Monday in the White House Rose Garden. The president intends to nominate former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray.
Local businessman Alex White is hoping to get the Green Party nomination to run for the South District seat on the Rochester City Council, held by Adam McFadden. White, who lost a bid for mayor earlier this year ...
The nomination of Monroe County District Attorney Michael C. Green is being forwarded to the full Senate for possible confirmation. The U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary agreed Thursday ...
The nomination of Monroe County District Attorney Michael C. Green for a federal judgeship is on the agenda Thursday for an executive business meeting of the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
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