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Name Wesley, Richard C.
City Albany
State NY
Role(s) Attorney
Judge : Federal, Article III
Judge : State
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Wesley, Richard C.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Wesley, Richard C.
Born 1949 in Canandaigua, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on March 5, 2003, to a seat vacated by Pierre N. Leval. Confirmed by the Senate on June 11, 2003, and received commission on June 12, 2003. Assumed senior status on August 1, 2016.

Education:
State University of New York at Albany, B.A., 1971
Cornell Law School, J.D., 1974

Professional Career:
Private practice, Pittsford, New York, 1974-1976
Private practice, Geneseo, New York, 1976-1987
Assistant minority counsel, New York State Assembly, 1979-1982
State assemblyman, New York, 1983-1987
Justice, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Seventh Judicial District, 1987-1994
Associate justice, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department, 1994-1996
Associate judge, New York State Court of Appeals, 1997-2003

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-NY-0004 : Graziano v. Pataki
CJ-NY-0005 : Muntaqim v. Coombe
EE-NY-0260 : Gulino v. New York State Education Department
FA-NY-0001 : ACORN v. United States
IM-NY-0007 : Turkmen v. Ashcroft
JI-CT-0003 : N.G. v. Connecticut
PC-NY-0006 : Milburn v. Coughlin
PC-NY-0056 : Pugh v. Goord
PN-NY-0023 : Jovanovic v. City of New York
VR-NY-0350 : Hayden v. Pataki


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