We want to share with you State Senator Rivera’s statement regarding Governor Hochul’s nomination of Hector LaSalle to be New York State’s next Chief Judge. We share the Senator’s concerns and encourage you to express your opinion by calling Governor Hochul before it’s too late. Please call the Governor at 1-518-474-8390.
Please also contact other elected officials (contact information follows Rivera’s statement below).
For background information on LaSalle, this is a good piece: https://www.nysfocus.com/2022/12/19/chief-judge-court-of-appeals-hector-lasalle/
Or this letter, signed by a large number of NY law professors, explains it in more legal terms: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScFifZMWxcfrVeGcbw5gS_1s8rbkzCP0zBpQjdbGDh1RpZAIw/viewform
Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins:
Brad Hoylman, head of senate Judiciary Committee:
Senator Gustavo Rivera @ 718-933-2034 GRivera@nysenate.gov Thank him and reinforce that his stance is supported by his constituents
Senator Robert Jackson @ 212-544-0256 Jackson@nysenate.gov