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  • Paterson says he'll meet deadline for new top judge

     
    James T. Madore in Albany sends this update on the chief-judge slot: Gov. David A. Paterson will meet the Jan. 15 deadline to nominate a new chief judge of the Court of Appeals despite his displeasure at the field of......
  • Burris should be seated: Dellinger

     
    by Frank James Democrat Roland Burris should be seated by the Democratic-controlled Senate, says the highly regarded lawyer Walter Dellinger, who headed the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel in the Clinton Administration. He makes the same...
  • Paterson in subtle nod to upcoming court pick

     
    Opening his state-of-the-state speech, Gov. David Paterson did the traditional introduction of the Court of Appeals judges. Earlier, Theodore Jones (left), a possible pick for chief judge, got the biggest applause in the Assembly chamber. After...
  • Gloucester Coalition: a key ally

     
    A key ally of the 40 Gloucester citizens facing an $80,000 court-imposed fine has emerged.The Gloucester Coalition, a civic group of 150 or so county residents, has been attorney shopping for the citizens, who unsuccessfully petitioned to remove four...
  • 'Top Chef': Spare the snark, spoil the chef

     
    Hi all, it's Maryann leading the charge this week. Happy New Year!I was bombarded with Top Chef teasers the other day while watching The Real Housewives of Orange County (I couldn't help it! It sucks you in!), so I already......
  • Dick Durbin: Senate seat remains open

     
    by Mark Silva Probably no one would like to see a new junior senator from Illinois seated more than the senior senator from Illinois. But Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) asserts this evening that no one can fill the vacant seat......
  • On Burris, what will U.S. Senate do now?

     
    by Frank James, updated at 5:05 pm ET What will the U.S. Senate do now in the curious case of Roland Burris, the would-be U.S. senator from Illinois? The Illinois Supreme Court ruled today it's not necessary for Illinois Secretary......
  • Obama's Gibbs: Dodging the tough ones

     
    One of the great things about direct democracy (i.e. no press) for politicians is that they get to dodge questions they don't like while pretending to be really responsive. A case in point is the latest Obamic response to......
  • Will transit-strike judge's role matter in Paterson pick?

     
    One of Gov. David A. Paterson???s potential choices for chief judge is Theodore Jones, a Gov. Eliot Spitzer appointee to the Court of Appeals. As a state Supreme Court justice, Jones, a Brooklyn Democrat, in photo at left, played......
  • Feerick: Resigns (Revised)

     
    John Feerick, chairman of the state's Public Integrity Commission, resigns. He cites health reasons. (This item has been revised to eliminate a link to an unrealted story). Full release after the jump.......
  • Monday morning ten: Looking forward?

     
    Obama, in a Sunday interview, said he wanted to look forward and was hesitant to authorize investigation of war crimes against Bush official over eavesdropping or interrogation. The Obama economic team is counting on using the second $350 billion......