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Statement by Citizens Union, the Fund for Modern Courts and the New York City Bar Association:

As Mayor Michael Bloomberg today swears in his last group of judges for New York City’s courts, we applaud him for following the practice, originally adopted as an Executive Order by Mayor Ed Koch, of having an independent committee on the judiciary select a limited number of highly qualified candidates from which the Mayor must choose in making his appointments.< Continue reading

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Mayor Michael Bloomberg is about to swear in the last group of judges that he will be appointing to New York City’s courts. As many of you know, the Mayor makes all appointments to the City’s Family Court and Criminal Court, and also appoints interim Civil Court Judges. Every judge now sitting in the Family and Criminal Court has been appointed or reappointed during Mayor Bloomberg’s tenure.< Continue reading

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