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About the Court


The New York State Supreme Court is a trial court of unlimited, original jurisdiction. It exercises its jurisdiction statewide. The mission of the Supreme Court, Criminal Term is to promote the rule of law and to serve the public by providing just and timely resolution of all matters before it.

 

Courtrooms

The Criminal Term of the Supreme Court, New York County is responsible for the adjudication of all felony prosecutions in Manhattan. As of July 1, 2006, the court operates 33 courtrooms in two buildings. The 100 Centre Street facility has 18 court parts and is shared with the Manhattan Criminal Court, the Office of the District Attorney and other agencies. The facility at 111 Centre Street has 15 court parts and is shared with the Manhattan Civil Court. An average of over 2,000 people visit the Supreme Court, Criminal Term on a daily basis.

 

Parts

The Supreme Court, Criminal Term is divided into 1 all purpose part, 15 conference and trial parts, 1 youth part, 1 narcotics/sci part, 1 felony waiver/sci part, 1 integrated domestic violence part, 16 trial parts-which include 3 Judicial Diversion Parts and 1 Mental Health Part.