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Hon. Tamiko Amaker was appointed as a Criminal Court Judge in January 2010. She has served as the Administrative Judge of New York City Criminal Court since 2018. Judge Amaker currently serves as the Acting Administrative Judge for the Supreme Court, Bronx County, Criminal Term. Previously she served as Supervising Judge of New York County Criminal Court. She received her undergraduate degree from Vassar College and her law degree from Fordham Law School. Judge Amaker spent her legal career in the Bronx County District Attorney’s Office where she last served as Deputy Chief of the Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Bureau.
David L. Goodwin is a Staff Attorney at Appellate Advocates, a public defense not-for-profit in Manhattan. He previously litigated special education cases with Partnership for Children’s Rights, now part of Mobilization for Justice. A Society Trustee, David also serves as Associate Editor for Judicial Notice, the Society’s periodical of New York Court History.