Hochul appoints Conservative Chief Judge

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:
Email: (https://www.nysenate.gov/registration/nojs/form/start/message-senator?senator=4518551)
Phone: 518-455-2715

Brad Hoylman, head of senate Judiciary Committee:
Email (https://www.nysenate.gov/registration/nojs/form/start/message-senator?senator=4518851
phone 518-455-2451

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 

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