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Janet DiFiore, chief judge of the New York State Court of Appeals, addresses the House of Delegates at the New York State Bar Association Annual Meeting on Friday, January 26, 2018 ..(Photo by David Handschuh/NYLJ) Janet DiFiore, chief judge of the New York state court system, addresses the House of Delegates at the New York State Bar Association annual meeting in 2018. (Photo by David Handschuh/NYLJ)

In a sharply worded letter firing back at an association of minority judges that criticized the state court system’s cutting of 46 older judges, Chief Judge Janet DiFiore wrote that the group’s claim that the judiciary had signaled the termination was motivated by “ageism” was “reckless and irresponsible” and “completely false.”

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Jason Grant

Jason Grant is a staff writer covering legal stories and cases for the New York Law Journal, the National Law Journal and Law.com, and a former practicing attorney. He's written and reported previously for the New York Times, the Star-Ledger, the L.A. Times and other publications. Contact him at [email protected] On Twitter, pls find him @JasonBarrGrant

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