New York Judiciary Law Section 61 - Definitions.

61. Definitions. For the purpose of this article, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

1. "Commission" means the commission on judicial nomination.

2. "Candidate" means a person who is constitutionally eligible to hold the office of chief judge or associate judge of the court of appeals and (a) who has requested the commission to consider his qualifications to hold such office; or (b) who has been recommended for consideration by the commission by another person, including a community or professional organization; or (c) who has agreed to be considered by the commission at the commission's request.

Last modified: February 3, 2019