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Learn about nominees to Court of Appeals

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. on Tuesday at the New York ...

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3 Fed nominees signal support for current policy

WASHINGTON — Three nominees for the Federal Reserve’s board expressed their support Thursday for the Fed’s efforts to bolster the U.S. economy. Their comments suggested that the Fed’s low-interest-rate policies will continue if they win confirmation. Stanley Fischer, who has ...

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Last call for women attorney nominees

The International Bar Association’s Women Lawyers’ Interest Group is issuing a final call for nominations for the 2014 Outstanding International Woman Lawyer Award, which will be presented at the sixth World Women Lawyer’s Conference May 8 and 9 in Paris. ...

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Senate blocks Obama picks for judge, housing posts

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans blocked President Barack Obama’s nominees to an influential federal court and a housing agency on Thursday, despite Democratic warnings of a return to last summer’s partisan brawl over who wields power in the Senate. In rapid ...

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Slaughter seeks academy nominees

Rep.  Louise M. Slaughter of Fairport is looking for candidates to be nominated to one of the United States’ service academies. Each member of Congress nominates qualified graduating students to one of the nation’s military academies, including the U.S. Naval ...

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Obama could alter stance of appeals courts

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A second term for President Barack Obama would allow him to expand his replacement of Republican-appointed majorities with Democratic ones on the nation’s appeals courts, the final stop for almost all challenged federal court rulings. Despite his ...

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