New York legal organizations gave positive marks overall to the short list of candidates vying to fill the open Court of Appeals seat previously held by former Judge Paul Feinman.

The candidates for the state Court of Appeals seat are Michael S. Bosworth, Anthony Cannataro, Judith J. Gische, Caitlin J. Halligan, Denise A. Hartman, Erin M. Peradotto and Troy Karen Webber.