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District Court facing another vacancy

The federal court in Western New York, which is already struggling to keep up with a heavy caseload, will lose another active judge early next year. In fact, all four active judges on the U.S. District Court for the Western ...

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Applications being taken for COA judgeship

The New York State Commission on Judicial Nomination is seeking recommendations and applications for an upcoming vacancy at the Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court. A vacancy will exist as of Jan. 1, due to the mandatory retirement of ...

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Onondaga justice named to Fourth Department vacancy

Onondaga County Supreme Court Justice Brian F. DeJoseph has been named to fill one of two vacancies in the Appellate Division, Fourth Department in Rochester. His appointment, along with four other justices in the Second and Third departments, were announced ...

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Fahey makes the cut for COA consideration

Supreme Court Justice Eugene M. Fahey is among seven nominees being recommended to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo for consideration to fill a vacancy on the state Court of Appeals. Fahey, a justice from Buffalo who sits on the Appellate Division, ...

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GOP experts make Supreme shortlist

If the presidential election yields a Republican victor, and a vacancy emerges on the U.S. Supreme Court, who would be nominated to fill it? That’s the question The Huffington Posts’s  Mike Sacks put to some GOP experts, and here’s who ...

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And the next solicitor general?

With all the hubbub over the nomination of Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court, most people forgot that — if confirmed — Kagan’s new job will leave the Obama administration with yet another vacancy: Solicitor General.

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