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Methods of Judicial Selection: New York

Members of the Highest Court

Jonathan Lippman
Chief Judge. Appointed 2009 by Gov. Paterson. Current term expires 2023.

Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick
Senior Associate Judge. Appointed 1993 by Gov. Cuomo. Current term expires 2022.

Victoria A. Graffeo
Judge. Appointed 2000 by Gov. Pataki. Current term expires 2014.

Susan P. Read
Judge. Appointed 2003 by Gov. Pataki. Current term expires 2017.

Robert S. Smith
Judge. Appointed 2004 by Gov. Pataki. Current term expires 2018.

Eugene F. Pigott, Jr.
Judge. Appointed 2006 by Gov. Pataki. Current term expires 2020.

Theodore T. Jones
Judge. Appointed 2007 by Gov. Spitzer. Current term expires 2021.