A recent article in the New York Law Journal pointed out the growing number of vacancies on New York State’s Appellate Division (“Bar Groups Call on Cuomo to Fill Appellate Vacancies,” NYLJ, Oct. 1). Those vacancies will be filled by gubernatorial appointment at some point from the ranks of Supreme Court justices. It is no surprise that there are many aspirants for these vacancies, who will be interviewed by the various screening committees assigned to the task of vetting candidates.
This piece reflects upon important qualities that a good appellate judge should possess.
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