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Jenny Rivera

The New York State Senate chamber, as seen on June 16, 2011 in Albany. (Photo by Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

State Senate Confirms CUNY Law Professor To State’s Highest Court

City University of New York law professor Jenny Rivera was confirmed to the state’s highest court Monday by the state Senate, after some Republican senators faulted Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s choice for limited experience as a trial lawyer and judge.

02/11/2013