Judge Bernard S. Meyer: First Merit Appointee to the New York Court of Appeals

71 Pages Posted: 16 Sep 2012

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Vincent R. Johnson

Saint Mary's University of San Antonio

Date Written: April 15, 2012

Abstract

In 1979, Bernard S. Meyer was the first judge appointed to New York's highest court under a new merit-selection process. This is the story of Judge Meyer's exhilarating, exhausting, and highly productive first year on the New York Court of Appeals.

Keywords: Judges, Courts, New York, Judicial Selection, Legal History

Suggested Citation

Johnson, Vincent R., Judge Bernard S. Meyer: First Merit Appointee to the New York Court of Appeals (April 15, 2012). Albany Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 2, 2012, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2147487

Vincent R. Johnson (Contact Author)

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