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Title: Hancock, Stewart F., Jr. - Clip 01
Authors: Hancock, Stewart F., Jr.
Martin, Peter W.
Keywords: Hancock, Stewart F., Jr.
LLB 1950
Naval service
Veterans in the law school student body
GI Bill
Whiteside, Horace E.
Korean War
MacDonald, John W.
Curtiss, W. David
Laube, Herbert D.
Experience as a New York judge
Cornell Law Quarterly
Farnham, William H.
Storey, Elizabeth
Riggs, Henderson
Larson, Arthur
Freeman, Harrop
Hancock & Estabrook
Litigation experience
Walsh, William F.
Municipal counsel
Involvement in local politics
Accepting challenges
Republican candidate for Congress, 1966
Appointed by Governor Rockefeller to Supreme Court, 1971
Supreme Court, Appellate Division
New York Court of Appeals
Changes in the work of trial judge
Relationship with court attendants and lawyers
Booth, Erwin
Challenge of presiding over a well-tried jury trial
Judicial collegiality
Wachtler, Sol
Issue Date: 11-Jun-2005
Publisher: Cornell Law School
Abstract: From the video archives of the Cornell Law School Heritage Project. The interviewer is Peter W. Martin; the videographer, Jaesuk Yoo. This video covers Stewart Hancock's experiences as a law student, his time in private practice and as municipal attorney, his run for Congress, and his career as a New York State judge, beginning at the trial level and ending up on the New York Court of Appeals. (Duration 58:08) The initial phase of this project was sponsored by a generous grant from the law firm of Sutherland Asbill and Brennan LLP.
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