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Bar Association of Erie County Issues Ratings for Additional Judicial Candidates

The Bar Association of Erie County has completed additional 2021 ratings of judicial candidates for New York State Supreme Court and Buffalo City Court. Ratings are done annually to assist the public in making informed voting decisions. The additional ratings are as follows: New York State Supreme Court Raymond W. Walter – Qualified Buffalo City …

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NYS Judicial Committee on Women in the Courts to Host A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage on September 28

The NYS Judicial Committee on Women in the Courts and the Eighth Judicial District Gender Fairness Committee in collaboration with the Latino Judge Association and The Puerto Rican and Hispanic Day Parade Association of WNY wishes to invite you all to attend Esperanza: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Hope on September 28, 2021 at …

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NYS Judicial Committee on Women in the Courts Announces the 2021 Lamplighter Awardees

The NYS Judicial Committee on Women in the Courts and the Eighth Judicial District Gender Fairness Committee wish to invite you all to join the virtual biennial Women in the Law Lamplighter Award Program on September 23, 2021 at 12:30PM to 1:30PM. This years honorees are the Hon. Sharon M. LoVallo, Hon. Barbara Johnson-Lee, Laurie …

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NYS Courts Issue Mask Mandate for Attorneys and Members of the Public Who Enter the Courthouse

Effective August 13, 2021, per the Chief Administrative Judge of the New York State Unified Court System, to ensure that judges and court employees, as well all courthouse visitors, are safe and protected in our courthouses to the maximum extent possible, we are once again requiring that all individuals wear a mask in all public …

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8th Judicial District Issues Revised Mask Policy For All Courts

The 8th JD has issued the below memo regarding its mask policy for those entering the courts. Note that there is a similar policy for Town and Village Justice Courts; however, orange, green, and white cards will not be issued in the Town and Village Justice Courts. Below the memo are links to the posters …

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