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Judith S. Kaye, First Woman to Serve as New York’s Chief Judge, Dies at 77 - The New York Times

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Judith S. Kaye, First Woman to Serve as New York’s Chief Judge, Dies at 77 - The New York Times

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Judith S. Kaye, First Woman to Serve as New York’s Chief Judge, Dies at 77 - NYTimes.com

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This Week in History - Judith Kaye is nominated as Chief Judge of New York State Court | Jewish Women's Archive

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Judith Ann Kaye (née Smith; August 4, 1938 – January 7, 2016) was an American lawyer and jurist and the longtime Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals, serving in that position from March 23, 1993 until December 31, 2008. Judith Kaye died on January 7, 2016, at her home in Manhattan, from CANCER. She was 77 years old.

Judith S. Kaye, former Chief Judge of the New York State Court of Appeals, is the 2015 recipient of the Distinction in International Law and Affairs Award, given by the New York State Bar Association’s International Section.

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Ms. Kaye, who died this week, was the first woman to serve as chief judge of New York State.

handle is hein.journals/flr57 and id is 949 raw text is: SEX DISCRIMINATION OR GENDER INEQUALITY?* LESLIE BENDER** Judge Judith Kaye, in her October 1988 Noreen E. McNamara Memo- rial Lecture,I took on the big Wall Street law firms. She praised the pro- gress that these firms have made in the last thirty-five years by increasing the numbers of women in their ranks. She gave us statistics and stories about women in big…