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Judith Kaye

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    David Paterson Post Mortems Begin in Earnest

    ​The day after the election, the Times ran a comparative chart of the personal preferences of the outgoing and incoming governors. Asked how he relaxed at the Governor's Mansion in Albany, David Paterson said: "Reading in the family room." A few days earlier, Joe Fisch, the state's in ... More >>

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    August 12, 2010

    David Johnson, Gov. Paterson Aide Surrenders to Authorities, To Be Arraigned Later Today

    ​The Bronx District Attorney's office tells us that David Johnson, a former aide to Gov. Paterson, is going to be arraigned later today in Bronx criminal court on charges stemming from an alleged domestic incident last October with an ex-girlfriend, identified as Sherr-una Booker. Johnson (pi ... More >>

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    August 5, 2010

    David Paterson: A Lame Duck, Sure, But Why the Lame Media Coverage?

    The governor and David Johnson​It's a week since Judge Judith Kaye issued her 54-page report exonerating and damning Governor Paterson for his handling of a domestic violence case, and nothing has happened. That's news. Clemmie Harris, who admitted to Kaye that he tried to kill the complaint, ... More >>

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    August 4, 2010

    Pediatric Nurse Suspended in Connection with Paterson/Johnson Case

    The NYC Health & Hospitals Corporation has suspended a pediatric nurse in connection with the investigation of the domestic violence case involving Governor Paterson and his onetime top aide, David Johnson. The aide, whose name is not being released, was suspended without pay last week, when former ... More >>

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    July 28, 2010

    David Paterson Gets an All-Clear from Judith Kaye. David Johnson, Not.

    ​There's good news and bad news for Governor Paterson in the just-released report by former chief state Judge Judith Kaye on the fracas stemming from the Halloween night domestic violence incident involving the gov's former top aide. The good news is that Kaye clears Paterson of any criminal ... More >>

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    June 23, 2010

    David Paterson's Other Headache: Ex-Aide Takes 5th in Probes

    ​It's triple witching hour for budget-crunch time, but the investigation that the governor wants everyone to forget popped back onto the public radar this morning. The Times reports that David Paterson's former top aide has taken the Fifth Amendment in two separate inquiries. Citing an unnamed ... More >>

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    June 18, 2010

    Carl Andrews Goes From Clownish Antics to More Serious Trouble

    I remember when Carl Andrews was an innocent. The focus of scorching New York Post stories the last two days, Andrews is now a target of a probe that threatens the brief Democratic reign in the New York State Senate. It's the culmination of a life of clownish crime, though the usually ebullient Andr ... More >>

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    March 12, 2010

    Ed Koch, Richard Ravitch, Judith Kaye -- It's the Day of the Geezers!

    Disgusted with boomer pols who have their thumbs up their asses, New York's old-timers are stepping up and trying to get it done. As you may have noticed, former MTA head and current Lieutenant Governor Richard Ravitch, 73, was given the job of announcing the new state budget plan while Governor P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2010

    Andrew Cuomo Bows Out of Paterson Probe, Clearing Roadblock to Run for Governor

    A lot of people have said that Attorney General Andrew Cuomo couldn't get in the governor's race, despite his high poll numbers in prospective match-ups, because of his responsibility over the Paterson probe. Well, that's no longer a factor: Cuomo has recused himself from the probe of the governor' ... More >>

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    January 14, 2010

    Working Families Party Trial Starts; Debi Rose Treasurer Disavows Finance Affidavit

    The suit brought by Randy Mastro and others against Data and Field Services, accusing DFS of providing (and Staten Island councimember Debi Rose, pictured, of accepting) in-kind contributions to Working Families Party in the form of discounted campaign work, went to trial yesterday in Staten Island ... More >>

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    November 6, 2009

    Quick Hits

    After complaints during the campaign about their connection with Data and Field Services and related unfavorable press reports, the Working Families Party has retained the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom to "conduct a thorough review of the structure and relationship between the W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2009

    Barrett: New York's Irish Get Another Archbishop, Latinos Blanked Again

    So the Irish still get theirs. The new archbishop of New York, Timothy Dolan, surely soon to become a cardinal, mixes the blarney of John J. O'Connor with the buck smarts of Edward Egan, his last two Irish predecessors. In the century and a half history of the archdiocese, only Irishmen have ruled. ... More >>

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    February 23, 2009

    Barrett: Court's Slow Work Helped Lippman

    Following up on our report of Shelly Silver gaming Governor Paterson to put his old LES friend, Jonathan Lippman, in the highest courts job in the state:The New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct released a final determination today removing a Westchester judge who was elected in a 2005 cross ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    This Week in the Voice

    You may have heard of the former Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals, Judith Kaye. But do you know the man who replaced her, Jonathan Lippman? Do you know he never practiced as an attorney, and barely served as a judge? So how'd he get appointed to this exalted position? Connections, baby -- chief a ... More >>

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    February 11, 2009
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    February 10, 2009

    Wayne Barrett: How Shelly Silver Made His Pal Chief Judge

    This week's Village Voice doesn't hit streets until tomorrow morning, but for our Runnin' Scared readers, we're offering tomorrow's cover story a day early. This one should rock Albany: our Wayne Barrett details state assembly speaker Sheldon Silver's step-by-step scheme to boost his old LES pal Jon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    Paterson's Possible Picks: The Short List

    In the state chief executive business, this is as good as it gets: Governor-by-default David Paterson will now get to pick not only a United States Senator to replace the now-official Secretary of State nominee, Hillary Clinton, but the state's top judge as well. No governor in recent history has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2008

    Fighting Foreclosure: Subprime Borrowers Battle (and Beat) Lenders in Court

    In response to the subprime mortgage foreclosure crisis sweeping New York City, the highest court in the State is finding new ways to provide homeowners with legal advice and representation if they are faced with foreclosure. A series of startling court decisions nationwide have ruled against subpr ... More >>

  • News

    July 24, 2007
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    July 17, 2007

    Benchwarmers

    Everything you never wanted to know about picking judges for an important court you've never heard of

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    April 10, 2007

    New York's Most Obnoxious Lawyer

    Do we have to pick just one? Kenny Heller won't admit it, but he could make a case for the title if he hadn't been disbarred—for obnoxious behavior.

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    July 6, 2006
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    July 6, 2006
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    July 4, 2006
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    April 25, 2006

    The Bronx Bomber

    While rooting the Yankees to a new home, Democratic political fixer Stanley Schlein failed his other clients

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    April 30, 2002

    Stealing Home?

    Elderly Woman Loses Brownstone to Brooklyn Courts' Inside Baseball

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    November 7, 2000

    ‘A New Day’

    With Silver’s Support, New York Gets Best Chance to Fix Rockefeller Drug Laws

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    August 22, 2000

    $140,000 for a Judgeship?

    Civil Court's Maxine Archer Says Her Robe Is Not for Sale

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    May 23, 2000

    The Devil, Details, and DHCR

    Rent-Law Rewrite a Gift for Landlords

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    March 7, 2000

    Giuliani Justice

    Arresting the Innocent

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    January 11, 2000

    Lapse of Luxury

    Court Blasts State as Unfair to Tenants

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    May 4, 1999

    Blowing TAPs

    Grand Jury Probes Brooklyn State Supreme Court

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    April 13, 1999

    Crisis In Family Court

    The City Gets Tough On Child Abuse and Neglect, And The Judicial System Staggers Under The Load

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    May 12, 1998

    New York's Drug-Law Debacle

    Governor Rockefeller started the war on drugs in 1973. His laws have packed prisons, cost billions, and failed to stop the drug trade. On the 25th anniversary, there's new momentum for change.

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    May 12, 1998

    Beyond Incarceration

    What Lies Ahead? The Antiprison Movement Contemplates the Future

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