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Richard Wesley ’71
Federal Judge

Appointed by President George W. Bush in 2003 to the U.S. Court of Appeals, he is one of America's leading jurists. He was elected to the New York State Assembly in 1982, then to the State Supreme Court in 1986. In 1997, he was appointed by Governor Pataki to the New York State Court of Appeals.
Richard Wesley '71
B.A. American History
1969
New York State
Legislative Intern
1970
Great Danes
Offensive Guard
1971
Graduated Summa
Cum Laude

1974
JD Cornell University Law School

 
  1982
Elected New York
State Assemblyman
1997
Appointed Judge New York
State court of Appeals
2003
Appointed Federal judge
2nd Circuit Court of Appeals
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