GREEN CONFIRMED AS APPEALS COURT CHIEF JUSTICE
Judge Mark Green will officially take over as chief justice of the Massachusetts Appeals Court after the Governor's Council on Wednesday confirmed his nomination by Gov. Charlie Baker.
Green, a 61-year-old appellate court justice, has been leading that court since the summer when Justice Scott Kafker was elevated to the Supreme Judicial Court. First put on the bench in 1997 when Gov. William Weld nominated him to the land court, Green joined the Appeals Court in 2001 when he was tapped by Gov. Jane Swift.
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