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Judge Richardson-Mendelson (’88) Featured in NY Law Journal

December 14, 2011

Alum Judge Edwina Richardson-Mendelson (’88) was featured in a New York Law Journal article about New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s criminal and family court judicial appointments. Judge Richardson-Mendelson, currently the administrative judge of New York City Family Court, was appointed to the Family Court bench in 2003. The article quotes one lawyer who practices before her who says that she has “positive belief in the families that come before her to demonstrate the better part of themselves.”

Judge Maria Arias, a former faculty member at CUNY Law, was also lauded as “very knowledgeable about the law and sensitive to issues of gender, race and sexual orientation.”

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