April 19, 2013
The Honorable Analisa Torres, a member of CUNY Law’s Board of Visitors, was confirmed yesterday by the U.S. Senate to serve as a U.S. District Court Judge for the Southern District of New York. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand recommended Judge Torres for the position last November in an effort to add another exceptional female jurist to the federal bench.
Judge Torres currently serves as Justice on the New York State Supreme Court in Manhattan, where she has handled criminal felony cases since 2010. Throughout her lifetime of public service and legal experience, the judge has exemplified pragmatism, commitment to sound and fair reasoning, and a dedication to her community.
We congratulate Judge Torres on her appointment to the Southern District of New York.