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Second Department Celebrates 80TH Anniversary of its Courthouse

The current home of the Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department at 45 Monroe Place, Brooklyn Heights, New York, opened for business on September 28, 1938. Yesterday the court celebrated the 80th anniversary of that opening in the majestic courtroom in its courthouse. The program, led by Presiding Justice Alan D. Scheinkman, included such speakers as Honorable Janet DiFiore, Chief Judge of the State of New York, Randall T. Eng, A. Gail Prudenti and Guy James Mangano, each of whom presided over this auspicious court, and former Court of Appeals Judges Albert Rosenblatt and Joseph W. Bellacosa, both of whom spent a portion of their legal careers at the Second Department.

Please click here for details about the history of the courthouse and the court’s celebration, as well as some photographs.