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click here for:  CJA's March 6, 2008 Critique
of the Breyer Committee Report
on the Implementation of the Judicial Conduct and Disability Act of 1980


click here for Executive Summary of CJA's Critique   


 click here for Breyer Committee Report, posted on Supreme Court's website


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          Inventory of File Folder #1 --
                   click here for CJA's 1st judicial misconduct complaint: 1996
          Inventory of File Folder #2 -- 
                   click here for CJA's 2nd & 3rd judicial misconduct complaints: 1997-1998
          Inventory of File Folder #3 --
                 click here for CJA's correspondence with the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts &, through it, the Judicial Conference

                                                      

 

Compendium of Exhibits to Critique

 

Exhibit A-1:    “Without Merit: The Empty Promise of Judicial Discipline” (The Long Term View
                       (Massachusetts School of Law), Vol. 4, No. 1 (summer 1997)


Exhibit A-2:   CJA’s June 9, 1993 impeachment complaint to the House Judiciary Committee against the
                     district and circuit appellate panel judges in Elena Ruth Sassower and Doris L. Sassower v.
                      Field, et al.

 

Exhibit A-3:   July 12, 1993 letter from House Judiciary Committee Counsel to National Commission on
                     Judicial Discipline & Removal

 

Exhibit A-4:   CJA’s July 14, 1993 letter to Director of the National Commission on Judicial Discipline &
                     Removal

 

Exhibit A-5:  July 20, 1993 letter from Deputy Director of the National Commission on Judicial Discipline
                    & Removal

 

Exhibit A-6:   CJA’s July 22, 1993 letter to Deputy Director of the National Commission on Judicial
                     Discipline & Removal

Exhibit A-7:  July 27, 1993 letter from Deputy Director of the National Commission on Judicial Discipline
                    & Removal

Exhibit A-8:   CJA's December 9, 1994 testimony before the Long-Range Planning Committee of the
                     Judicial Conference

 

Exhibit B:   CJA’s March 10, 1998 memorandum to the House Judiciary Committee

 

Exhibit C-1:  CJA’s March 23, 1998 memorandum to the House Judiciary Committee, also constituting
                    a judicial impeachment complaint against the district and circuit panel judges in

                    Doris L. Sassower v. Mangano, et al.
        – Ex. A:  CJA’s March 13, 1998 letter to Professor Stephen Burbank
        – Ex. B:  Professor Burbank’s March 15, 1998 e-mail
        – Ex. C:  CJA’s March 16, 1998 memo to House Judiciary Committee, Judicial Conference
                      (c/o Administrative Office)
& Professor Burbank
        – Ex. D:  CJA’s July 22, 1993 letter to National Commission
                             on Judicial Discipline & Removal (see A-6)
        – Ex. E:  CJA’s June 9, 1993 impeachment complaint (see A-2)


Exhibit C-2:   CJA's November 24, 1997 letter to Jeffrey Barr, Assistant General Counsel/ Administrative
                     Office of the United States Courts: "RE: Remedies within the federal judiciary to restrain and
                     punish on-the-bench misconduct by federal judges violative of recusal statutes and codes of
                     judicial conduct"

 

Exhibit D-1:   CJA’s November 6, 1998 coverletter to the U.S. Supreme Court transmitting impeachment
                      complaint

 

Exhibit D-2:    CJA’s November 6, 1998 impeachment complaint against Chief Justice William H.
                       Rehnquist & Associate Justices
        – Ex. A:  CJA’s May 29, 1998 letter to Jeffrey Barr, hand-delivered to Supreme Court for Justice
                       Rehnquist: "RE: The House Judiciary Committee's June 11, 1998 'oversight' hearing
                       and Congress' promised 'vigorous oversight' of the federal judiciary's implementation of
                       28 U.S.C. 372(c)"
       – Ex. B:   pp. 121-123 of the Report of the National Commission on Judicial Discipline & Removal


Exhibit E-1:   October 30, 1998 Petition for Rehearing: Doris L. Sassower v. Mangano, et al. – S.Ct #98-106   


Exhibit E-2:    September 23, 1998 letter-application to the Justices for judicial disqualification and
                      disclosure under 28 U.S.C. 455 in Doris L. Sassower v. Mangano, et al. – S.Ct #98-106

 

Exhibit E-3:    October 14, 1998 improvised judicial misconduct complaint against the Justices: Doris L.
                      Sassower v. Mangano, et al.
– S.Ct #98-106

 

Exhibit F:   May 18, 1998 Petition for a Writ of Certiorari -- Questions Presented" & "Reasons for Granting
                  the Writ": Doris L. Sassower v. Mangano, et al. – S.Ct #98-106

 

Exhibit G:  September 2, 1998 Supplemental Brief: Doris L. Sassower v. Mangano, et al. – S.Ct #98-106


Exhibit H:    CJA’s written statement to the House Judiciary Committee for inclusion in the record of its
                   June 11, 1998 “oversight hearing of the administration and operation of the federal judiciary”

 

Exhibit I:    CJA’s April 24, 1998 written statement to the Commission on Structural Alternatives for the
                  Federal Courts of Appeals

 

Exhibit J-1:   CJA’s February 12, 2004 letter to Chief Justice Rehnquist:   "RE:  The Supreme Court’s
                     impeachable repudiation of congressionally-imposed obligations of disqualification &
                     disclosure under 28 U.S.C. 455 and disregard for the single recommendation addressed to
                     it by the 1993 Report of the National Commission on Judicial Discipline and Removal that
                     it consider establishing an internal mechanism to review judicial misconduct complaints
                     against its Justices”

 

Exhibit J-2:  CJA’s February 12, 2004 coverletter to Associate Justices

 

Exhibits K-1: CJA’s February 13, 2004 coverletter to Congress

 

Exhibit K-2:   CJA’s February 17, 2004 coverletter to Congress

 

Exhibit L-1:  CJA’s July 9, 2001 letter to House Judiciary Committee Minority Counsel

 

Exhibit L-2: CJA’s July 9, 2001 letter to House Judiciary Committee General Counsel/Chief of Staff

Exhibit L-3:  CJA’s July 11, 2001 letter to Senate Judiciary Committee Members

Exhibit L-4:  CJA’s July 11, 2001 letter to Senate Majority Leader Thomas Daschle & Senate Minority
                    Leader Trent Lott

 

Exhibit L-5:  CJA’s July 14, 2001 letter to President George W. Bush

 

Exhibit L-6:  CJA’s July 14, 2001 letter to Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton

 

Exhibit L-7:  CJA’s July 3, 2001 letter to Senator Charles E. Schumer, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary
                    Committee’s Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts
 

Exhibit M-1:  CJA’s July 19, 2001 covermemo to House & Senate Judiciary Committees

 

Exhibit M-2:  CJA’s July 19, 2001 letter to House Judiciary Committee Oversight Counsel

 

Exhibit N:  CJA’s July 31, 2001 letter to House Judiciary Committee Oversight Counsel  

 

Exhibit O:  CJA’s September 4, 2001 letter to House Judiciary Committee Oversight Counsel   
 

Exhibit P-1:  CJA's July 31, 200 covermemo to House Judiciary Committee Chief of Staff/General
                    Counsel & to Minority Counsel

Exhibit P-2:  CJA's July 30, 2002 letter to House Judiciary Committee Oversight Counsel

Exhibit P-3:  CJA-s August 13, 2002 letter to Professor Arthur D. Hellman

Exhibit P-4:  CJA’s August 2, 2002 letter to Douglas T. Kendall, Executive Director, Community Rights
                    Counsel


Exhibit Q-1:  CJA's December 1, 1995 letter to Jeffrey Barr, Assistant General Counsel/Administrative
                     Office of the United States Courts

 

Exhibit Q-2:  CJA’s November 28, 1995 testimony (by Elena Sassower) to the Second Circuit Task Force
                     on Gender, Racial, & Ethnic Fairness in the Courts

 

Exhibit Q-3:  CJA’s November 28, 1995 testimony (by Doris Sassower) to the Second Circuit Task Force on
                     Gender, Racial, & Ethnic Fairness in the Courts 

Exhibit R-1:  House Judiciary Committee Chairman F. James Sensenbrenner's September 19, 2006 press
                     release "Judicial Conference's Report on Implementation of the Judicial Conduct and
                     Disability Act of 1980"

Exhibit R-2:  U.S. Supreme Court’s June 10, 2004 press release “Judicial Conduct and Disability Act Study
                    Committee Organizational Meeting”

Exhibit S-1 CJA's September 4, 2007 e-mail request to testify 


Exhibit S-2September 4, 2007 e-mail message from System Administrator

 

Exhibit S-3CJA's September 6, 2007 e-mail request to testify
            
Exhibit S-4September 6, 2007 e-mail from Administrative Office


Exhibit S-5 CJA's September 6, 2007 e-mail to Administrative Office
                     

Exhibit S-6September 24, 2007 e-mail from Administrative Office

Exhibit S-7:  CJA’s September 27, 2007 e-mail to Administrative Office, attaching CJA’s DRAFT
                    STATEMENT:  September 27, 2007 Public ‘Hearing’ on the Draft Rules Governing Judicial
                    Conduct and Disability Proceedings, Brooklyn, New York”   (see S-9 for attachment)

 

Exhibit S-8pages 1-3, 55-56 of transcript of September 27, 2007 “hearing”


Exhibit S-9:   CJA's September 28, 2007 e-mail to Administrative Office, attaching CJA’s "DRAFT
                     STATEMENT: September 27, 2007 Public ‘Hearing’ on the Draft Rules Governing Judicial
                     Conduct and Disability Proceedings, Brooklyn, New York”   

 

Exhibit T:    CJA's October 15, 2007 e-mail to Administrative Office, attaching  "STATEMENT  TO THE
                   JUDICIAL CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIAL CONDUCT AND DISABILITY
                   Commenting on the Draft Rules Governing Judicial Conduct and Disability Proceedings –
                   October 15, 2007”

 

 

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