The Historical Society of the Courts of New York annual gala at the New York Public Library
(NYLJ/Rick Kopstein)

The Historical Society of the Courts of New York held its annual gala at the New York Public Library on Thursday. The society was founded in 2002 by then-New York State Chief Judge Judith S. Kaye to preserve, protect and promote the legal history of New York. This year’s event honored the state’s Commercial Division Courts and its judges.