Pace University to Host Conference on Judicial Selection in America

Commissioner Henry J. Stern of New York Civic and The Honorable Richard B. Lowe III of the New York State Supreme Court Justice will discuss the process of judicial selection in America at a conference titled “Judicial Selection: Is There a Better Way?” hosted by Pace University. The conference will be held on Friday, April 12 at Pace University, Student Union, One Pace Plaza, New York City, 12 p.m.

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Contact: Bill Caldwell, (212) 346-1597

“JUDICIAL SELECTION: IS THERE A BETTER WAY?”
Pace University to Host Conference on Judicial Selection in America

New York, N. Y. – April 4, 2002 – Commissioner Henry J. Stern of New York Civic and The Honorable Richard B. Lowe III of the New York State Supreme Court Justice will discuss the process of judicial selection in America at a conference titled “Judicial Selection: Is There a Better Way?” hosted by Pace University. The conference will be held on Friday, April 12 at Pace University, Student Union, One Pace Plaza, New York City, 12 p.m.

Commissioner Stern recently founded New York Civic to allow him to use his expertise of New York City to frame and bring media attention to important issues that define public and civic life in New York City. He began his 40-year career in public service as a Clerk in the New York State Supreme Court. He has served as New York City’s Parks Commissioner, City Council Member at-large from Manhattan, New York City’s First Deputy Commissioner of Consumer Affairs, and President of the Citizens Union.

The Honorable Richard B. Lowe III has served as a Justice of the New York State Supreme Court for New York County since 1988. He previously served as Judge of the Criminal Court of the City of New York. Admitted to the New York State Bar in 1968, Justice Lowe began his career in the New York County District Attorney’s Office under District Attorneys Frank Hogan and Robert Morgenthau. He has served in the Office of the Inspector General at the Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, D.C., as chief counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight, and chief counsel to the House Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control.

The conference is open to the public. For more information, contact Daniel Slippen at (212) 346-1025 or dslippen@pace.edu.

Pace University is a comprehensive, independent University with campuses in New York City and Westchester County. More than 13,000 students are enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs in the Dyson College of the Arts and Sciences, Lubin School of Business, School of Computer Science and Information Systems, School of Education, School of Law, Lienhard School of Nursing and the World Trade Institute.

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