What is the name of the highest court in New York State?
The Court of Appeals
What are the three levels of the state court system?
Most state court systems are divided into three levels: trial courts, appeals courts, and a state supreme court. Judges in trial courts hear cases ranging from traffic violations to serious criminal offenses.
What Appellate Division is NY County?
Introduction. Created by the New York State Constitution of 1894, the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, First Judicial Department, is one of four intermediate appellate courts in the State, and holds jurisdiction over the Counties of New York and the Bronx.
What is the first department?
The First Department (seated in Manhattan) covers The Bronx (Bronx County) and Manhattan (New York County). Eng, who served as this department’s Presiding Justice until January 2018, was the first Asian-American judge to hold such a position in New York State. Hon. Alan Scheinkman is the current Presiding Justice.