History of the Office: Robert M. Morgenthau

Morgenthau vs. Cook, 1982.
Morgenthau vs. Cook, 1982. Matter of Morgenthau v. Cook was the only case DA Morgenthau argued personally before the New York Court of Appeals. Mr. Morgenthau challenged the system of assignment of judges in the City of New York, by filing a proceeding against the Chief Judge of the State of New York (Cook). Cook recused from the case, leaving only six Judges, and Morgenthau won 6-0.