Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman in the news

tjndc5-5nwywkgizms1465wj607_thumbnailWhile the jury in the Werner Lippe murder trial continues deliberations, The New York Times has written an interesting story about the state’s highest-ranking judge, Jonathan Lippman, who lives right here in Westchester County (Rye Brook to be exact).

Now that he’s been in office more than a year, the differences between him and his predecessor, former Chief Judge Judith Kaye, are beginning to show.

Click here to read the story

Westchester DA wants better defense in NYS

Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore wrote a column in our paper today recommending that the state increase funding to the public defense system. It’s an atypical position for someone whose job is prosecuting the people who public defenders reprensent, but she agreed with those who say a good defense makes good justice.
Read her full column here.