NY High Court Nominee Grilled Over Lack Of Experience

Law360, New York (February 4, 2013, 4:14 PM EST) -- New York Court of Appeals nominee Jenny Rivera emphatically defended her commitment to the rule of law as state Senate Republicans voiced doubts Monday about the academic's depth of legal practice and whether she would be able to divorce her rulings on the bench from her activist leanings.

The New York state Senate Judiciary Committee repeatedly circled back to Rivera's practice experience and her legal work on behalf of Latina women as they suggested Rivera's extensive academic career left them with an inadequate portfolio of her...
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