Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick
|Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick|
|Associate Judge of the New York Court of Appeals|
|Appointed by||Mario Cuomo|
|Preceded by||Stewart F. Hancock, Jr.|
|Justice on the New York Supreme Court|
|Judge on the New York City Criminal Court|
|Appointed by||Edward I. Koch|
January 1, 1942 |
New York City, New York
|Alma mater||Hunter College
St. John's University School of Law
Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick (born January 1, 1942) was an associate judge on the New York Court of Appeals, the highest court in the state of New York, from 1994 through 2012, when she reached mandatory retirement age.
Early life and education
Judge Ciparick is the daughter of two migrants from Puerto Rico and grew up in Washington Heights. She is a 1963 graduate of Hunter College and a 1967 graduate of St. John's University School of Law. The Board of Trustees of the City University of New York has authorized Hunter College to award her an honorary Doctor of Laws at commencement exercises scheduled for January 24, 2013.
Following law school and passing the bar, Ciparick worked for the Legal Aid Society. In 1978, she was appointed Judge of the New York City Criminal Court. She was elected as a justice of New York Supreme Court in 1982.
- "[CUNY Trustees] url=http://www.cuny.edu/about/trustees/meetings/CAL612rev.pdf".
- Hon. Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick
- Judge Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick: A Glimpse into the Senior Associate Judge's Judicial Philosophy Through Her Dissents
Stewart F. Hancock, Jr.
|Associate Judge of the New York Court of Appeals