Justice Judy to Participate in Law School’s First In-Person Graduation Ceremony in 3 Years

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Returning to New York Law School to celebrate three classes of graduates, present a diploma to my granddaughter, and receive an honorary degree from my daughter represents the cornerstone of my career which began more than a year ago. half century. Grateful is an understatement.

— Judge Judy Sheindlin, in a statement following the announcement that she will deliver the commencement address at New York Law School’s commencement ceremony in 2022. This is the first ceremony in-person opening of law school in three years due to the pandemic, and graduates of the classes of 2020 and 2021, who graduated virtually, will now be able to receive their degrees with loved ones watching. Sheindlin, a 1965 alumnus, will receive her second NYLS honorary degree from her daughter, Nicole Sheindlin (’93), and will also present her granddaughter, Sarah Rose (’22), with her law degree.

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