Chief Judge Janet DiFiore has announced the appointment of the Judicial Task Force on the New York State Constitution in anticipation of the 2017 elections, when New York voters will have the opportunity to vote on whether there should be a constitutional convention.

The 15-member Task Force will be co-chaired by Supreme Court Justice Alan Scheinkman, Administrative Judge for the Ninth Judicial District and Dennis Glazer, retired partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell.

Chief Judge DiFiore said:

“I am grateful to the distinguished individuals comprising the Judicial Task Force on the New York State Constitution for so generously offering their time − and their enormous skills and experience − to this important endeavor. I look forward to their insights and recommendations.”