Speaker - Judith Kaye

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Judith S. Kaye is chief judge of the State of New York and the first woman to occupy the state judiciary's highest office.

In 1983, she became the first woman to serve on New York State's highest court when she was appointed associate judge of the Court of Appeals.

Her current posts also include chair of the Permanent Judicial Commission on Justice for Children, founding member and honorary chair of Judges and Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert, and member of the board of editors for the New York State.

She has served as president of the Conference of Chief Justices and has chaired the board of directors of the National Center for State Courts.

She is the author of many articles dealing with legal process, state constitutional law, women in law, and professional ethics.

4 Programs

Women & Power: From Antiquity to the Present

02.22.10 | 01:30:40 min | 0 comments

The Single Worst Thing About How We Choose Our Judges

07.02.08 | 00:09:38 min | 0 comments

How the Courts are Covered in the United States

07.02.08 | 00:08:45 min | 0 comments

The Court Tenures of Sandra Day O'Connor and Judith Kaye

07.02.08 | 00:07:06 min | 0 comments