Overview

UCS Mission Statement

NY State SealThe mission of the Unified Court System (UCS) is to deliver equal justice under the law and to achieve the just, fair and timely resolution of all matters that come before our courts.

In the service of our mission, the UCS is committed to operating with integrity and transparency, and to ensuring that all who enter or serve in our courts are treated with respect, dignity and professionalism. We affirm our responsibility to promote a court system free from any and all forms of bias and discrimination and to promote a judiciary and workforce that reflect the rich diversity of New York State.

 


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Jan. 23: Appellate Term Appointments Announced

 

Jan. 19: Misdemeanor Mental Health Court Opens in Westchester

 

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About Us

The Office of Public Information works to provide information about the New York State Unified Court System to both internal and external audiences, principally members of the press. The Office is responsible for preparing and distributing press releases and media advisories concerning NYS UCS events, initiatives, judicial appointments and other newsworthy announcements to local and statewide media outlets. Press Office staff also facilitates and oversees court system press conferences as well as other media events. In addition, it maintains the court system's social media accounts.

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Office Info

Unified Court System - Public Information
25 Beaver Street
New York, NY 10004
Phone: (212) 428-2500

publicinformation@nycourts.gov

Director of Public Information
Lucian Chalfen - lchalfen@nycourts.gov

Deputy Director of Public Information
Arlene Hackel - AHackel@nycourts.gov