General Information


Court Hours

9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (or later if court sessions are protracted - doors to the courtrooms are opened at 9:15 a.m.)

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The Supreme Court Criminal Term is housed in two separate buildings.

100 Centre Street100 Centre Street is one block north of Worth Street (between Hogan Place and White Street). The building is approximately three blocks south of Canal Street.

111 Centre Street111 Centre Street is on the southwest corner of Centre and White Streets.

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Building Rules

No smoking, radio playing, tape recorders or cameras.

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Courtroom Rules

No eating, drinking, talking, reading or sleeping. No use of laptop computers or personal stereos. All beepers and cell phones must be turned off.

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Child Care Services/Children's Center

Temporarily unavailable.

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Law Library

A public access library is available at 80 Centre Street. Hours: Monday-Friday 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Telephone number 646-386-3891.

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Before entering both courthouses, all visitors are subject to search by magnetometer. All bags, packages, attache cases and personal effects will be searched.

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Access For Persons With Disabilities / ADA Coordinators

Public entrances and exits as well as public bathrooms in both courthouses are accessible to people with disabilities. "Real time" transcription of court reporters' minutes is available for people who are deaf. Audio enhancement equipment is also available for individuals with hearing impairments.

Coordinators are available to answer questions from the public regarding access to our courts by persons with disabilities. Please call 646-386-3900.

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Anti-Discrimination Panel

The anti-discrimination panel members offer an informal complaint procedure to address and resolve claims of bias, discrimination and sexual harassment related to employment. Panel members are available to provide support, information and options. Also available is the Office of Court Administration's Workforce Diversity office at 212-428-2540 or call the inquiry line: 1-800-4-EEO-HELP.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Liaison

Senior Management Analyst Ms. Rose Halloran, 646-386-3929. The liaison is available to answer questions and supply information regarding outreach efforts to the public about employment opportunities in the court system.

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A coffee shop and newsstand are available in the lobby of 100 Centre Street. A newsstand is located at 111 Centre Street.

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Over 250 Supreme Court employees have e-mail access. The e-mail address is the first initial of the first name of the employee followed by the first seven letters of the last name of the employee followed by (for example, Chief Clerk Christopher DiSanto's e-mail address is

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