PSNY v. Weinstein

Members of the media seeking accreditation to cover the upcoming trial: People of the State of New York v Harvey Weinstein, indictment 02673/2019, may apply for a special credential valid for the duration of the trial. More info.


Trial Updates

8/27/19: The new date for the start of the trial is January 6, 2020. 


Part Rules – Supreme Court, NY County, Criminal Term – Part 99

Justice James M. Burke, Part 99



March 14, 2019 - Zervos vs. Trump

March 20, 2018 - Zervos vs. Trump


Press Releases

~ 2019 ~

Sep. 25 - Chief Judge Proposes Constitutional Reforms to Simplify NY’s Outdated Trial Court Structure: Press Release | Key Provisions of Proposal

Sep. 12 - Supervising Judge of County Courts Named for 4th Judicial District

Aug. 15 - Chief Judge Announces NYS Compensation Commission Appointees

Aug. 14 - Administrative Judge Named for Fifth Judicial District

Aug. 13 - NYS Courts Prepare for Influx of Cases as Key Provision of Child Victims Act Takes Effect

Aug. 05 - New Chief Clerk Named for NY County’s Supreme Court-Civil Term

Aug. 05 - Chief Judge DiFiore to Receive Columbia Business School’s Highest Award for Excellence

Jul. 29 - Long-Serving Queens Administrative Judge to Retire

Jul. 02 - Appellate Judges Across NY to Convene to Discuss Legal Trends

Jun. 13 - Administrative Judge Named for Fourth Judicial District

Jun. 05 - Veterans Court Opens in Syracuse

Jun. 04 - New Online Tool for Homeowners in Foreclosure Cases

May 22 - Free Supervised Parenting Now Available to Albany Family Court Litigants in Custody Disputes

May 14 - Court System to Implement Early, Presumptive ADR for Civil Cases

May 13 - New Deputy Chief Administrative Judge for Courts Outside NYC Named

Apr. 17 - News Advisory re People of State of NY v Harvey Weinstein

Mar. 14 - Drug Court Opens in Peekskill

Feb. 26 - Chief Judge Janet DiFiore Presents Her State of Our Judiciary Address...Quality of Justice in NY

Feb. 13 - NY Justice Task Force Issues Report on Bail Reform

Jan. 16 - Staten Island Launches Innovative Court to Address Opioid Crisis


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