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Judges warned against using authority to protest pay

The state commission on judicial conduct is warning New York judges against taking retaliatory action against state lawmakers who have not raised the judges salaries in nearly ten years. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Alex Bay Judge Resigns After Censure

A judge in Alexandria Bay has resigned following censure by a state commission. The commission recommended that Judge Charles Pennington be removed from the bench for using racially tinged language during a trial, and for taking a 17-year-old defendant to his home after another trial. Pennington says he will appeal, but this isn't the first time he's been censured by the commission.  Go to full article

Pataki Nominates Smith to State's Highest Court

Governor Pataki named his fifth appointment to New York's highest court, the State Court of Appeals. Robert Smith, who contributed money to Pataki's campaign, will replace Richard Wesley, who was appointed to a federal appeals court. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Pataki Nominates Susan Phillips Read to State's Highest Court

For the first time in New York's history, the state's highest court will have a majority of women on the seven-member panel. The court will also be dominated by appointees of Governor Pataki, now that Pataki has appointed Justice Susan Read to the New York Court of Appeals. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

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