Reunion Weekend attendees joined Dean Penelope (Penny) Andrews for a public conversation with Associate Judge Jenny Rivera and Associate Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the newest members of New York state’s highest court.The conversation included
topics such as access to justice, challenges facing courts, the legal
profession and legal education, technology and the media.
Associate Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam was
nominated to the court by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo '82 and confirmed by
the New York State Senate on May 6, 2013. She began her judicial career
Associate Judge Jenny Rivera was nominated to
the court on Jan. 15, 2013, by Governor Andrew Cuomo, and the New York
State Senate confirmed her appointment on Feb. 11, 2013. She has spent
her career in public service.