Results of the 2023 Supreme Court Independent Screening Panel

On July 20, 2023, the Supreme Court Independent Screening Panel concluded its deliberations by reporting out as most highly qualified the following candidates:

Hon. Christopher Chin
Hon. Jim G. Clynes
Hon. Ashlee Crawford
Hon. Paul A. Goetz
Hon. Hasa Abas Kingo
Hon. Ilana J. Marcus
Hon. Eric Schumacher
Hon. Aija Tingling
Hon. Kathleen Waterman-Marshall

The Judiciary Committee of the Manhattan Democratic Party has approved the report of the screening panel, administered by Meredith Miller, which extensively reviewed the background and experience of a number of applicants and determined these well-deserved candidates would be most qualified to vie for three (3) open positions on the Supreme Court, to be filled at the general election set for November 7, 2023.

On behalf of the Manhattan Democratic Party, County Leader Keith L.T. Wright and Judiciary Co-Chairs Curtis Arluck and Louise Dankberg, we sincerely thank the panel and its administrator for their diligent work and congratulate the applicants who join the following candidates reported out of previous panels:

Hon. Suzanne Adams
Hon. Judy Kim
Hon. Gerald Lebovits
Hon. Lyle Frank
Hon. Leslie Stroth
Hon. Phaedra Perry
Hon. Shahabuddeen Ally