NEW YORK, Aug 19 (Reuters) - The New York City Bar
Association has given a thumbs-up to four contenders for
judgeships in Brooklyn and Manhattan.
The association's Committee on the Judiciary approved
Brooklyn Housing Court Judge Cheryl Gonzales and Sharen Hudson,
who are vying for one of two seats in the Kings County civil
It also approved Sabrina Kraus, a housing court judge in
the Bronx, and Anthony Cannataro, a court attorney to Manhattan
Supreme Court Justice Lottie Wilkins. Kraus and Cannataro are
competing for a seat in the 3rd district of Manhattan.
The judiciary committee, which evaluates candidates on
qualities such as integrity, knowledge of the law and
impartiality, gives two ratings, approved or not approved.
(Reporting by Noeleen Walder)