Brooklyn's Democratic Party leaders—already besieged by the worst scandal in a generation over their judicial selection process—are poised to promote to the State Supreme Court a judge who has been sued for fraud and whose on-the-bench demeanor has been a frequent subject of courthouse derision. Civil Court Judge Lila Gold currently has an inside track for nomination to a much prized $136,700-a-year seat on the borough's Supreme Court bench this fall,... More >>>