DID Executive Committee Letter on the Appointment of the Next Court of Appeals Chief Judge

On December 10, 2022, the DID Executive Committee, recognizing the time sensitivity and importance of the appointment of a new Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals, issued a letter to Governor Hochul urging the appointment one of three of the stated candidates.

Read the Exec Committee Letter

The letter opened with this:

Dear Governor Hochul:

We write to congratulate you on your re-election as Governor, and to share our excitement at the opportunity that the vacancy in the Chief Judge position creates for implementing your vision of a more inclusive and equitable New York.

Prior Executive Committee Letter

The December letter followed a letter to Governor Hochul in August and presented to membership in September that DID Executive signed on to along with many other concerned groups.

Read the Joint Letter