Remembering Sheila Abdus-Salaam’s ‘Joyous Dance Through Life’ as Her Portrait Is Unveiled | New York Law Journal
Remembering Sheila Abdus-Salaam’s ‘Joyous Dance Through Life’ as Her Portrait Is Unveiled
We can start by acknowledging that Sheila Abdus-Salaam had a storied career, but it did not come easy. The laurels which she so richly deserved were hard-earned after many challenges and difficulties.
Written for the New York Law Journal, Feb. 15. 2018, by Hon. Peter Tom, New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department. Follow the link to read the full article (subscription required).
President R. Nadine Fontaine of the Metropolitan Black Bar is pleased to announce that Governor Andrew Cuomo has nominated the Honorable Sheila Abdus-Salaam to the New York State Court of Appeals. If confirmed, Justice Abdus-Salaam will be the first African-American woman to sit on the highest court of this State. Her confirmation will fill the vacancy created by the untimely passing of Associate Justice Theodore T. Jones, Jr.
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