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New Message from Chief Judge DiFiore - June 20, 2022

Video with Captions | Transcript of the Chief Judge's Message

Notice to the Bar: 2023 Calendar of Sessions

The Court of Appeals has released its 2023 Calendar of Sessions. The schedule includes the appeal sessions as well as the Court's conference days, which are scheduled for June 8 and 9 and December 6. May 16 is a special primary election appeals session day.

The full notice to the Bar and Calendar of Sessions can be accessed here.

 
Notice to the Bar: Primary Election Appeals

The Clerks’ Offices of the Court of Appeals and the Appellate Division Departments have released a joint scheduling announcement regarding dates to consider appeals related to the August 23, 2022 primary elections.  The full notice to the bar can be accessed here.

 
Court of Appeals Celebrated Law Day 2022


"Toward a More Perfect Union: The Constitution in Times of Change"

On Monday, May 2, 2022, the Court of Appeals celebrated Law Day 2022 at Court of Appeals Hall. The event was webcast.

 
2021 Annual Report
The Court of Appeals has released its 2021 Annual report.  A copy of the Annual Report can be found here.
 
Court of Appeals Operations

The Court of Appeals is scheduled to hear oral arguments during its September 2022 Session in-person, with appropriate safety and health protocols. Arguments are webcast live and made available through the Court's Website.

Court of Appeals Hall remains open to the public. The protocols for entering courthouses can be found here.

 
Hon. Paul G. Feinman Portrait Unveiling
On Tuesday, April 19, 2022, at 11:00 AM, the Court of Appeals celebrated the portrait unveiling of Hon. Paul G. Feinman. The event was webcast and may be viewed here.
 
Investitures of Madeline Singas, Anthony Cannataro and Shirley Troutman
On Tuesday, April 5, 2022, the Court of Appeals celebrated the Investitures of Madeline Singas, Anthony Cannataro and Shirley Troutman as Associate Judges of the Court of Appeals. The event was webcast and may be viewed here.
 
Court of the Appeals Names New Clerk
The Court of Appeals announces that it has chosen Lisa A. LeCours to serve as the next Clerk of the Court, succeeding John P. Asiello who plans to retire at the end of April. The full announcement can be accessed here.
 
2022 State of Our Judiciary
State of Our Judiciary Address
Appearing virtually from the Court of Appeals, on February 16, 2022, Chief Judge Janet DiFiore presented her sixth annual State of Our Judiciary, addressing the pandemic-related challenges still facing the Court System, the significant progress achieved over the past year by courts statewide and the work ahead in eliminating barriers to equal justice and ensuring a fair, inclusive workplace.
 
Bar Examination and Legal Education
Bar Examination and Legal Education updates posted since March 2020 can be accessed here.
 
Excellence Initiative
On February 8, 2016, Chief Judge DiFiore announced the Excellence Initiative, a detailed and comprehensive evaluation of current processes and procedures to determine what is working well and what needs to be improved in the New York State Unified Court System. For more information on this initiative, including how comments may be submitted to the Chief Judge, please see Excellence Initiative.
 

 
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