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Mar 26, 2013

Judge Geraci sworn in as federal judge

Judge Frank P. Geraci Jr. has waited a long time to be sworn in as a federal judge, but it is a day he will not forget. Surrounded by family and friends, Judge Geraci took the oath of office Friday as a U.S. District Court judge in the Western District of New York. The oath […]

Jan 22, 2013

Federal judiciary has long history of swearing in presidents

With the swearing-in this week of President Barack Obama, U.S. presidents have taken the oath of office 65 times in our nation’s history and a federal jurist has administered that oath on 62 of those occasions. No constitutional or statutory language mandates that the federal judiciary be involved; the only qualification is the legal authority […]

Dec 14, 2012

Judge Donofrio swearing in set for Thursday

Judge Gail A. Donofrio will be sworn in Thursday as a New York state Supreme Court justice. A public ceremony will be at noon in Courtroom 404 of the Hall of Justice, 99 Exchange Blvd., followed by a reception in the fifth floor lobby. Judge Donofrio, who was elected to a 14-year term Nov. 6, […]

Feb 24, 2012

New attorneys sworn in

New attorneys are sworn in during the admission ceremony for the Fourth Judicial Department at Hyatt Regency in Rochester on Thursday. Click here for more photos and coverage. Click here for a link to the names of all the admitted attorneys.

Dec 28, 2011

Doorley to be sworn-in as district attorney

The oath of office will be administered Friday to Sandra Doorley, Monroe County district attorney-elect and the first woman to lead the office. The ceremony will be at 1 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Rochester, 500 Genesee St. Doorley is continuing the tradition started by her predecessor, District Attorney Mike Green, by […]

Dec 23, 2011

Brighton officers taking oaths

Brighton Town officials elected in November will be sworn in at a public ceremony at 2 p.m. Jan. 1 at Brighton Town Hall on Elmwood Avenue. Officials to be sworn in are Supervisor William W. Moehle, council members Christopher K. Werner and Jason S. DiPonzio, Town Clerk Daniel Aman and Town Justice Karen Morris. A […]

Jul 13, 2011

Mayor names Redon, retired businessman, deputy mayor

The city’s new deputy mayor is a successful businessman with no government experience. “He doesn’t know a lot about government and that’s a good thing,” Mayor Thomas S. Richards said Wednesday after appointing Leonard E. Redon, 59, of Perinton, to the post.

Apr 15, 2011

Richards sworn in as mayor

Mayor Thomas S. Richards was sworn in Friday by former mayor and Lt. Gov. Robert J. Duffy. Richards’ term began April 11 when he signed the Oath of Office. At his inauguration, he called ...

Oct 1, 2010

Elena Kagan takes her place on high court bench

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Justice Elena Kagan has taken her seat at the Supreme Court in front of a packed courtroom that included President Barack Obama.

May 11, 2010

Wolford to be sworn

The newest judge of the Monroe County Court will be sworn in Friday by New York State Court of Appeals Judge Eugene F. Pigott Jr. Rochester attorney and former county prosecutor Kelly Wolford ...

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