Judicial Conference of the State of New York

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The Judicial Conference of the State of New York was created in 1955. Members include the Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals and judges from the Appellate Divisions.[1]


It was created by N.Y. Sess. Laws 1955, ch. 869; N.Y. JUDICIARY LAW, art. 7-A (McKinney 1949).[2] It is the successor body of the Judicial Council of the State of New York, which was abolished with the repeal of article 2-A of the Judiciary Law, N.Y. Sess. Laws 1955, ch. 869.[2] That body was formed for the purpose of surveying current practice in the administration of the State's courts, compiling statistics, and suggesting legislation.[1]


  1. ^ a b http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/leghist/leghis8.htm
  2. ^ a b The New York Law Revision Commission: The Past and the Future; MacDonald, John W.