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COMMISSION ON JUDICIAL COMPENSATION'S JULY 20, 2011 PUBLIC HEARING -- Albany, NY

Commission's witness list

 

 

        Here's the video -- which we secured through FOIL: 
VIDEO of Commission on Judicial Compensation's 1st & only hearing       

  SEE: 
Witness #25:    Elena Sassower, Director, Center for Judicial Accountability, Inc. (CJA)  at 03:12:58 - 03:24:23

Transcription of Elena Sassower's Media-Suppressed Testimony

click here for: 
CJA's judicial compensation webpage to which she referred --
with its posting of CJA's letters to the Commission,
most importantly those of May 23rd and June 23rd

            Here's the substantiating documentation she submitted:                               

       (1)  "NO PAY RAISES FOR NYS JUDGES WHO CORRUPT JUSTICE -- THE MONEY BELONGS TO THE VICTIMS"  (copies handed up for each Commissioner)

       (2) CJA's final two motions in its 2-1/2 year public interest lawsuit vs NYS Commission on Judicial Conduct   [click here for the entire record --
                       see:  left sidebar panel: Test Case-State-(Commission)]

        CJA's OCTOBER 15, 2002 MOTION FOR REARGUMENT, VACATUR FOR FRAUD, LACK OF
       
JURISDICTION, DISCLOSURE & OTHER RELIEF

         TABLE OF EXHIBITS

Exhibit A:  CJA's October 7, 2002 letter to Chief Motion Clerk
Exhibit B-1: Court of Appeals' September 12, 2002 decision/order (#581)

Exhibit B-2: CJA's May 1, 2002 notice of motion for disqualification/disclosure & pp. 1-8 of moving affidavit

Exhibit C-1: Ct of Appeals' September 12, 2002 decision/order (#719)

Exhibit C-2: CJA's May 1, 2002 notice of appeal

Exhibit C-3: CJA's June 17, 2002 notice of motion for sanctions, etc. vs. Attorney General

Exhibit D: NYS Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers v. Kaye, 95 NY2d 556 (2000)
Exhibit E-1: Ct of Appeals' decision/order in Schulz v. NYS Legislature (Mo.# 1075)

Exhibit E-2 Schulz v. NYS Legislature, 92 NY2d 917 (1998)

Exhibit F-1: Sims v. NYS Commission on Judicial Conduct, 62 NY2d 884 (1984)

Exhibit F-2: NY Criminal and Civil Bar Association v. NY, 46 NY2d 730 (1978)

Exhibit G: Robert Schulz' August 17, 1998 disqualification motion in Schulz v. NYS Legislature

CJA's OCTOBER 24, 2002 MOTION FOR LEAVE TO APPEAL TO THE COURT OF APPEALS

       TABLE OF EXHIBITS
Exhibit A-1: Appellate Division's December 18, 2001 decision/order

Exhibit A-2: Appellate Division's March 26, 2002 order

Exhibit B-1: Ct of Appeals' September 12, 2002 decision/order on disqualification (#581)  Exhibit B-2: Ct of Appeals' September 12, 2002 decision/order on notice of appeal and sanctions (#719) 

Exhibit C: Justice Wetzel's January 31, 2000 decision/order
Exhibit D: Justice Cahn's July 13, 1995 decision/order in Doris L. Sassower v. Commission
Exhibit E: Justice Lehner's September 30, 1999 decision/order in Mantell v. Commission
Exhibit F:  Appellate Division's November 16, 2000 decision/order in Mantell v. Commission
Exhibit G: CJA's March 3, 2000 letter to Chief Judge Kaye, with inventory of transmitted record
Exhibit H:  3-page analysis of Cahn's July 13, 1995 decision in Doris Sassower v. Commission
Exhibit I:  13-page analysis of Justice Lehner's September 30, 1999 decision in Mantell v. Commission
Exhibit J:  March 27, 2000 letter of Counsel, Unified Court System
Exhibit K: 1-page analysis of Appellate Division's December 16, 2000 decision in Mantell v. Commission
Exhibit L-1: 19-page analysis of Appellate Division's December 18, 2001 decision (1/7/02 notice-complaint)
Exhibit L-2: Commission's February 27, 2002 acknowledgment letter
Exhibit M-1: "I rise in defense of state courts", Chief Judge Kaye, Daily News, 1/17/02
Exhibit M-2: "State judicial system is accountable to public", Judge Kaye, Albany Times Union, 2/10/02

          (3)   CJA's draft statement prepared for Senate Judiciary Committee's aborted December 16, 2009 hearing

          (4)  CJA's two March 6, 2007opposition statements to confirmation by the NYS Senate of Chief Judge Judith Kaye to the NY Court of Appeals: 
 OPPOSITION STATEMENT OF ELENA SASSOWER  &  OPPOSITION STATEMENT OF DORIS L. SASSOWER

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SIX OTHER NON-GOVERNMENT OPPOSITION WITNESSES - ALL ALERTED TO THE HEARING BY CJA's "SPREAD THE WORD" e-mail & internet advocacy

 
Witness #15:
            William Galison, Citizens Against Judicial Corruption
                            (at 02:07:08 - 02:13:38)
            

 Witness #20:  
            Jay Franklin, Toward Equal Justice Associates
                           (at 02:48:46 - 02:53:52)
              

Witness #31:  

            Raymond Zuppa, Esq.
            Raymond Zuppa Memorial Foundation for Social Justice Pro Bono Legal Action Project  

                           (at 03:53:20 - 04:00:44)
             

Witness #32:  
            Terrence Finnan, Economic Blog

                           (at 04:00:47 - 04:05:57)
            

Witness #33:   
            Susan D. Sattenbrino, Esq.
                           (at 4:06:06 - 04:11:15)
 

Witness #34:         
             Henny Kupferstein, Founder of Coalition against Legal Abuse (NY Chapter)
                           (at 04:11:16 - 04:14:33)

 

AND THE SINGLE OTHER OPPOSITION WITNESS --
          NEW YORK's BUDGET DIRECTOR ROBERT MEGNA

                          
(at 00:32:34 - 00:56:17)
                                  -- written statement

 

            click here for SUBMISSIONS THE COMMISSION HAS RECEIVED

 

       Click here for CJA's October 27, 2011 Opposition Report
 

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click here for: MENU OF CJA's JUDICIAL COMPENSATION WEBPAGES

 

 

 


                           

 

 

 

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