Associate Judge, New York State Court of Appeals, 1992-2006
George Bundy Smith, the 101st Associate Justice of the Court of Appeals, is only the third African American ever appointed to serve on New York State’s highest court. Judge Smith was appointed to the Court of Appeals by Governor Mario C. Cuomo and was confirmed by the Senate in September 1992.
Years later, Judge Smith’s tenure on the Court of Appeals would be described as follows:
“George Bundy Smith is widely acknowledged to be the most independent and dauntless voice… CONTINUE READING