Two Newest Court of Appeals Judges Give Talks During Reunion

10/7/2013 | Facebook|Twitter|Email
Judge Rivera, Dean Andrews, Judge Abdus-Salaam

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.

Judge Abdus-Salaam

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 in 1992.

Judge Rivera

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.