Professor Stacy Caplow, Associate Dean for Professional Legal Education, has been appointed by Mayor Bill de Blasio to serve on the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on the Judiciary.
She and 15 legal experts and scholars are tasked with recruiting candidates for judicial appointments to the New York City Criminal and Family Courts, as well as interim appointments to the elected Civil Court.
Ultimately, the committee will help better ensure a fair-minded and impartial administration of justice.
“Each member of this diverse group of attorneys and legal experts brings a remarkable depth of legal experience and an unwavering commitment to justice,” said Mayor de Blasio in an official statement. “I am thankful for their willingness to lend their guidance and expertise to my administration’s efforts to find and appoint the best possible candidates.”