Judicial appointment loophole sparks debate over NY constitution

Number 28205
Subject Courts
Source Newsday
Year 2018
Publication Date May 26, 2018
Summary This story reveals a longtime but little-known practice of governors using a law to create one of their biggest, six-figure patronage mills to appoint appoint judges to critical courts that the constitution says are to be be presided over by elected judges.
Category Contest Entry
Keywords Newsday, New York, judges, patronage, New York, constitution, courts
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