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Chief judge names husband to lead task force

Nov 22, 2017 - Newsday (New York)

ALBANY - New York's top judge recently reconvened a task force to weigh changes to the state's constitution - and appointed her husband as co-chairman.

Chief Judge Janet DiFiore, who not only leads the Court of Appeals but also the Office of Court Administration, announced last week she was reconvening her Judicial Task Force on the New York State Constitution, in the aftermath of voters rejecting a referendum on opening a constitutional convention. The task force is directed to study pote...