court of appeals

Legal
5:28 pm
Mon February 9, 2015

Fahey confirmed to serve on state's highest court

Judge Eugene Fahey was unanimously approved by the state Senate Monday to serve on the Court of Appeals.
Credit nycourts.gov

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office has announced that his two nominees to the state's highest court, the Court of Appeals, were unanimously confirmed by the state Senate on Monday.

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Politics
10:30 am
Mon August 13, 2012

Cuomo has chance to remake state's highest court

NYS Court of Appeals, Albany, NY
Photo NYS Court of Appeals Website

In the next couple of years, Governor Andrew Cuomo may have the chance to shape the state’s highest court, the Court of Appeals, as several judges reach the end of their terms or the mandatory retirement age. It’s an opportunity no New York governor has had in a generation. 

In the next couple of years, Governor Andrew Cuomo may have the chance to shape the state’s highest court, the Court of Appeals, as several judges reach the end of their terms or the mandatory retirement age. It’s an opportunity no New York governor has had in a generation.

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Politics
3:12 pm
Thu May 3, 2012

High court upholds additional NY Senate seat

The seven-member Court of Appeals, the highest court in New York State, today upheld a Republican Party plan to add one seat to the state Senate, upping the body to 63 members.

The Court ruled that Senate Democrats did not satisfy the "heavy burden of establishing the unconstitutionality" of the GOP plan.

The move is seen by many as a move by Republicans to maintain a majority in the state Senate.

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