Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein (D-Southern Brooklyn), has been reappointed to the chair the New York State Assembly’s Judiciary Committee. Weinstein, whose district comprises Sheepshead Bay, Flatlands, East Flatbush, Midwood and Canarsie, has been an Assemblywoman since 1980. Weinstein is also the only woman to ever hold the position of Judiciary Committee Chair.
The Judiciary Committee presides over virtually all legislation affecting the state's judicial system, Family and Domestic Relations Law, Trusts and Estates, as well as civil practice in New York State courts.