2 Black Judges On List Of Choices For Spot On Top NY Court

Law360, New York (March 7, 2013, 6:48 PM EST) -- Two African-American midlevel New York appellate judges were among seven nominees whose names were sent Thursday to Gov. Andrew Cuomo to replace Theodore T. Jones, the lone black judge who sat on the state's highest court until his death in November.

Judges Sheila Abdus-Salaam and Dianne T. Renwick, both judges in the First Department of the New York State Supreme Court's Appellate Division, were among seven candidates for the open New York State Court of Appeals spot. They were selected from a pool of 71 total...
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