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THE CORRUPTION OF "MERIT SELECTION"
TO NEW YORK HIGHEST STATE COURT


SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE HEARINGS
ON "MERIT SELECTION" TO THE NY COURT OF APPEALS -- 2009


"MERIT SELECTION" OF:

HOWARD A. LEVINE
1993

C
ARMEN BEAUCHAMP CIPARICK
1993 -- initial appointment

ALBERT M. ROSENBLATT  
1998

VICTORIA A. GRAFFEO

2000

SUSAN P. READ
2003

ROBERT S. SMITH
2004

EUGENE F. PIGOTT, JR.
2006

THEODORE T. JONES, JR.
2007

J
UDITH S. KAYE
2007

CARMEN BEAUCHAMP CIPARICK
2007-- reappointment 

JONATHAN LIPPMAN
2009

JANET DiFIORE
2015-2016

MICHAEL GARCIA
2016

Professor Bonaventre article January 21, 2013

 

THE VIDEOS OF THE SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE's PUBLIC HEARINGS TO CONFIRM COURT OF APPEALS NOMINEES UNDER ITS CHAIR JOHN BONACIC

 

VIDEO of Senate Judiciary Committee's February 4, 2013 hearing
to confirm the nomination of CUNY Law Professor Jenny Rivera as Associate Judge of the New York Court of Appeals
-- only witness testimony supportive of the nominee by NYS Trial Lawyers Association, NYS Bar Association, CUNY Law School Dean -- 
                               February 4, 2013: So-Called Scholarship: Bonaventre

VIDEO of Senate Judiciary Committee's April 30, 2013 hearing to confirm the nomination of Appellate Division Justice Sheila Abdus-Salaam as Associate Judge of the New York Court of Appeals -- only witness testimony supportive of the nominee by Albany Law School professor & New York State Bar Association President   VIDEO of testimony of Justice Abdus-Salaam

 

VIDEO of Senate Judiciary Committee's February 9, 2015 hearing
to confirm the nominations of Appellate Division Justice Leslie Stein & Appellate Division Justice Eugene Fahey as Associate Judges of the NY Court of Appeals -- no witness testimony, other than by the two nominees

 


"Governor Cuomo publicly buys off Judge Leslie Stein with a Court of Appeals nomination...",
Tatiana Neroni, October 28, 2014
"Why wouldn't Judge Leslie Stein of the Appellate Division, Third Department practice what she preaches -- professionalism in the law?"
Tatiana Neroni, October 28, 2014 

 

 

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