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Appellate Term features all-female bench for the first time in NY

January 29 | Rob Abruzzese

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS — The Kings County Supreme Court, Appellate Term for the 2nd, 11th, and 13th Judicial Districts sat for the first time this year on Wednesday and featured, for the first time in the State’s history, an entirely female bench. Led by Presiding Justice Wavny Toussaint, she was joined today by Hon. Cheree A. […]

Justice Toussaint takes over as presiding justice of the Appellate Term

January 25 | Rob Abruzzese

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS — Brooklyn Judge Wavny Toussaint is taking over as the presiding justice of the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Term for the 2nd, 11th, and 13th Judicial Districts, acting Chief Administrative Judge Tamiko Amaker announced on Monday. Toussaint, who replaced Justice Thomas Aliotta, who retired at the end of last year, becomes […]

Clark Street elevator fix coming this week, MTA says

January 23 | Mary Frost

As reported by Greg Smith in Going Down: Entrapments Plague MTA’s Expensive New Elevators, the brand-new elevators at the Clark Street subway stop in Brooklyn Heights are trapping riders inside just months after the MTA closed the station for half a year as part of a nearly $30 million job to replace the ancient lifts. […]

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