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"DISRUPTION OF CONGRESS"


WHAT THE MEDIA DID --
in suppressing, obscuring, and falsifying the case in D.C. Superior Court


 

LEGAL TIMES


"The Trial Of A Judicial Gadfly"
April 12, 2004 (front page) (Tom Schoenberg)

"On Trial"
April 19, 2004 (Tom Schoenberg)

"Quick Conviction"
April 26, 2004 (Tom Schoenberg)

"Jailed"
July 4, 2004 (Tom Schoenberg)

"2004 Year in Review --
It Was Not Their Year: Investigated, Attacked, Defeated. Jailed. 
The players who'd like to forget 2004.
"
December 20, 2004


CJA's August 9, 2005 memo to Legal Times, etc.




NEW YORK LAW JOURNAL


"Sassower Faces Charges of Disrupting Congress"
April 12, 2004 (News in Brief, front page)

"Sassower Found Guilty of Disrupting Congress"
April 21, 2004 (News in Brief, front page)


Letter to the Editor
"Portrayal in News Item Found Denigrating"

May 19, 2004

                 
"Refusal to Apologize Costs Judicial Watchdog 6 Months"
July 8, 2004, front page  (Tom Perrotta)


CJA's August 9, 2005 memo to New York Law Journal, etc.




ROLL CALL


"Jury Convicts Judiciary Protestor",
April 21, 2004 (Jennifer Yachnin)


Letter to the Editor,
"Correcting the Record"

May 10, 2004

                 
"Protester Sentenced"
July 7, 2004 (Jennifer Yachnin)

"Sassower Support in Question"
July 15, 2004 (Jennifer Yachnin)


CJA's August 9, 2005 memo to Roll Call, etc.

 


WASHINGTON POST


 "Conduct Trial Gets Off to Rough Start:
N.Y. Woman Is Accused of Disrupting a Senate Hearing
"
April 15, 2004 (Henri Cauvin)

"Activist Convicted Of Disrupting Senate Committee"
April 21, 2004 (Henri Cauvin)


CJA's April 27, 2004 e-mail to Ombudsman Michael Getler (4:27 p.m.) --
"Subj: When might I hear from you?"
                        -- SEE: "'Disruption of Congress'"

Michael Getler's April 27, 2004 e-mail  (4:45 p.m.) --
"Subj: RE: When might I hear from you?"

CJA's April 27, 2004 e-mail to Getler (10:25 p.m.) --
"RE: Thank you for your response, etc."

CJA's May 11, 2004 e-mail to Assistant City Editor Bill Miller (3:48 p.m.) --
"Subj: Roll Call: 'Correcting the Record'"

CJA's May 19, 2004 e-mail to Ombudsman Getler (4:45 p.m.) --
"Subj: Needed Oversight of your delegation of responsibilities"

CJA's May 20, 2004 letter to Helen Dewar --
"RE: Proposal for an investigative expose of the Senate's wilful refusal to 'scrutinize' the qualifications of 'noncontroversial' federal judicial nominees, including its rebuff of nonpartisan citizen opposition, by a casestudy examination of its confirmation of New York Court of Appeals Judge Richard C. Wesley's nomination to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals"
        -- SEE: PAPER TRAIL TO JAIL in "disruption of Congress" case


Helen Dewar's May 20, 2004 e-mail  (1:13 p.m.) --
"Subject: RE: 'Noncontroversial' Federal Judicial Nominees"

CJA's May 20, 2004 letter to Dewar --
"RE: Memorializing your response to CJA's proposal for an investigative expose -- AND securing expeditious supervisory review by your editors, beginning with Eric Pianin"

CJA's May 20, 2004 fax to National News Editor Eric Pianin (7:30 p.m.)  --
"RE: Supervisory Oversight of Helen Dewar"

CJA's May 20, 2004 e-mail to Pianin  (7:38 p.m.) --
"Subject: Supervisory Oversight of Helen Dewar by her Editors, beginning with Eric Pianin"

CJA's May 25, 2004 letter to Pianin --
"RE: Proposal for Investigative Coverage -- and Request for Supervisory Oversight over Helen Dewar for Unprofessional, Irresponsible Conduct Relating Thereto"


CJA's May 25, 2004 e-mail transmittal to Pianin (5:42 p.m.) --
"Subject: Proposal for Investigative Coverage & Request for Supervisory Oversight Over Helen Dewar"

Bill Miller's May 26, 2004 e-mail (4:01 p.m.) --
"Subject: D.C. Superior Court"

CJA's May 27, 2004 memo to Henri Cauvin, Bill Miller, Helen Dewar, Eric Pianin, Michael Getler --
"RE: FOLLOW- UP COVERAGE: 'DISRUPTION OF CONGRESS': JUNE 1st SENTENCING: USA v. Elena Ruth Sassower: 'Championing Basic Citizen Rights  -- and the Vital Importance of Citizen Participation in Federal Judicial Selection'"


CJA's June 25, 2004 memo to Henri Cauvin, Bill Miller, Helen Dewar, Eric Pianin, Michael Getler --
 "RE: FOLLOW- UP COVERAGE: 'DISRUPTION OF CONGRESS': JUNE 28th SENTENCING: USA v. Elena Ruth Sassower: 'Championing Basic Citizen Rights  -- and the Vital Importance of Citizen Participation in Federal Judicial Selection'


"Defiance Leads to Cellblock: Senate Disrupter Won't Apologize"
June 29, 2004  (Henri Cauvin)


CJA's August 9, 2005 memo --
"RE: DISCHARGING YOUR JOURNALISTIC RESPONSIBILITIES BY FOLLOW-UP REPORTING
ON THE 'DISRUPTION OF CONGRESS' CASE"
       -- sent to Henry Cauvin, Bill Miller, Eric Pianin, Charles Babington,
Shailagh Murray, Michael Getler
            
-- SEE: "'Disruption of Congress' - The Appeals (D.C. Court of Appeals)"  



PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER

"N.Y. woman gets 6 months in jail for 'obnoxious' activism --
Unapologetic, she was given a harsher term than D.C. prosecutors had sought.
"
July 3, 2004 (Steve Goldstein)

CJA's August 9, 2005 memo to Philadelphia Inquirer, etc.



NEW YORK TIMES

"When the Judge Sledgehammered The Gadfly",
November 7, 2004, front page, Westchester Section  (Marek Fuchs)


CJA's July 29, 2005 letter to New York Times Executive Editor Bill Keller
with accompanying analysis
             --
SEE: Press Suppression - The New York Times   
                                            SEE Suing the New York Times



VILLAGE VOICE

"The Scourge of Her Conviction"
February 2-8, 2005, by Kristen Lombardi

Letter to the Editor, "Activists, Judges"
(February 16, 2005)



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