Monthly Archives: September 2014

In Brooklyn, District Leaders Vote Down Controversial Judge’s Supreme Court Bid

Kings County Democrats have apparently rejected Noah Dear for nomination as a candidate for State Supreme Court, citing his past record in political office. Capitol Confidential reports:

http://blog.timesunion.com/capitol/archives/220790/in-brooklyn-district-leaders-vote-down-controversial-judges-supreme-court-bid/

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Have New York’s residency requirements for Governors overstayed their welcome?

Manhattan election lawyer Jerry Goldfeder’s column on this topic appears here:

Click to access Pub1535.pdf

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Syracuse Post Standard editorial: Judge right to strike redistricting amendment “independent” language

http://www.syracuse.com/opinion/index.ssf/2014/09/judge_rightly_strips_the_word_independent_from_redistricting_commission_editoria.html#incart_river

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NY Judge rejects state redistricting amendment ballot language; says commission would not be “independent”

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/18/nyregion/proposed-redistricting-panel-cant-be-called-independent-on-ballot-new-york-judge-rules.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share

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