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SENATOR DAVID A. PATERSON


CJA's October 26, 2001 letter to Senator David A Paterson -- "RE: CJA's Request for Legislative Hearing/Investigation of the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct"
   [indicated copies to Assemblyman Keith Wright, Blair Horner, Legislative Director/NYPIRG]
      Ex. A: inventory of transmittal
      Ex. B: January 16, 1987 judicial misconduct complaint of M.L. Henry, Jr.
      Ex. C: Commission's acknowledgment & dismissal letters

                      SEE: record of
Elena Ruth Sassower, Coordinator of the Center for Judicial Accountability, Inc. acting pro bono publico v. Commission on Judicial Conduct of the State of New York -- Test Cases - State (Commission) -- a copy of which was provided to Senator Paterson at October 17, 2001 meeting with him


CJA's December 16, 2002 letter to Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno, Senate Minority Leader Martin Connor, & Senate Minority Leader-Elect David Paterson  -- "RE: (1) Postponing Senate Confirmation Proceedings on the Nomination of Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman James J. Lack to the Court of Claims to no earlier than January 9, 2003; (2) Constituting a More Neutral Senate Forum for the Holding of the Confirmation 'Hearing'; and (3) Commencing Review of CJA's Documentary Evidence of Chairman Lack's Unfitness for Judicial Office"   
   [indicated copies to Lack, NYS Senators, press]
         -- attaching City Bar's January 1997 "Report on Nomination and Confirmation of Court of Claims Judges"
         -- CJA's December 19, 2001 informational/FOIL request on judicial confirmations

                 Inventory of Substantiating Documents


SEE:     Judicial Selection: NY State - Appointments to Lower State Court: Chronological Paper Trail
           
Judicial Selection - NY State - Appointments to Lower State Courts: O'Rourke
           
Judicial Selection - NY State - Appointments to Lower State Courts: Newton
           
Judicial Selection - NY State - "Merit Selection" Appointments to the NY Court of Appeals -- Rosenblatt
           
Judicial Selection - NY State - "Merit Selection" Appointments to the NY Court of Appeals -- Graffeo
           
Judicial Selection -NY State -Appointments to Lower State Courts - Wetzel