Judge Kaye’s Vision for Consolidation and Simplification of the Trial Courts

Chief Judge Judith S. Kaye, who passed away at age 77 on January 6, 2016, left us some unfinished business to do: court reform. In 1998 Judge Kaye lobbied for a constitutional amendment that would have consolidated and simplified the New York trial court system. She hoped to get the legislative approval for a constitutional amendment and the required referendum during the 1998 and 1999 legislative sessions, followed by a vote on the referendum at … <Read More>

Breakfast Archive: Judge Judith S. Kaye

Two weeks ago, the Center for New York Law at New York Law School mourned the loss of Judge Judith S. Kaye. The Center was privileged to have Judge Kaye speak on three occasions at its CityLaw Breakfast series. Judge Kaye first visited New York Law School on March 6, 1998 and addressed the issue of Court Reform. The video from her speech was recently recovered and has now been digitally uploaded for the public … <Read More>

Remembering Judge Judith S. Kaye

We at New York Law School mourn Judith S. Kaye who passed away at age 77 on January 6. 2016.  Judge Kaye spoke three times at New York Law School’s CityLaw Breakfasts. In those talks she shared her passion for challenges that mattered to her: court reform and juvenile justice.The Center for New York City Law was fortunate to have taped her remarks. To get a sense of her intelligence and capacity to move people … <Read More>

Judge Judith S. Kaye: Juvenile Justice Reform: Now is Really the Moment


Judge Judith S. Kaye delivered these remarks at the CityLaw Breakfast on October 18, 2013.

A little more than three years ago—on August 27, 2010, to be precise—I had the privilege of standing before you as part of the CityLaw Breakfast Series. I began by complimenting all of you, as I do today, for arriving at the crack of dawn to chew on the subject of justice for breakfast.

On that beautiful summer day, I … <Read More>

111th Center for New York City Law Breakfast: Judge Judith S. Kaye

On Friday, October 18, 2013 the Center for New York City Law and the Dianne Abbey Law Center for Children and Families at New York Law School hosted the 111th City Law Breakfast.  New York Law School and the Centers were honored to have Honorable Judith S. Kaye, former Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals, as the guest speaker.

CityLaw Breakfast with Honorable Judith S. Kaye

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The Center for New York City Law and Dianne Abbey Law Center for Children and Families cordially invite you to a City Law Breakfast


Judith S. Kaye


Former Chief Judge of New York

speaking on

Keeping Kids in School and Out of Court


Friday, October 18, 2013


8:15 a.m.


New York Law School
185 West Broadway, Second Floor Events Center
(Corner of Leonard Street and West Broadway)

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