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26th Annual National Hispanic Heritage Month Presentation

OCA@WORK Program's Lunch and Learn Committee

National Hispanic Heritage Month Presentation Featuring:
Retired Supreme Court Justice Edwin Torres

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

 

Andrea Hoyte of the Lunch and Learn Committee presents retired Supreme Court Judge Edwin Torres with a token of appreciation for his 2011 Hispanic Heritage Month presentation.
presentation of plaque
Judge Torres explains the impact of being
the first Puerto Rican elected to the
NYS Supreme Court
people listening to Judge Torres
Judge Torres shows a newspaper clipping
from one of his most memorable cases:
The 1991 Brian Watkins Murder Trial.
Torres holds up clipping.
Retired Supreme Court Judge Edwin Torres
Torres looking to left
Judge Torres shares his role in creating the screenplay for the motion picture, "Carlito's Way"
speaking to the audience
Judge Edwin Torres recounts a humorous recollection from his years on the bench.
Torres and audience laughing