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"MERIT SELECTION" TO THE NEW YORK COURT OF APPEALS: 
Nomination & Confirmation of
 Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore
as Chief Judge

 

CJA's December 31, 2015 letter to NY Court of Appeals Chief Judge Nominee/Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore  -- 
"RE:
So, You Want to Be New York’s Chief Judge? – Here’s Your Test:
Will You Safeguard the People of the State of New York – & the Public Fisc?
             (1) The Commission on Judicial Compensation’s August 29, 2011 Report;
            (2) The Commission on Legislative, Judicial and Executive Compensation’s
                  December 24, 2015 Report;
 
           
(3) The Judiciary budgets – including for fiscal year 2016-2017"

 

               

“offering a false instrument for filing in the first degree” (Penal Law §175.35)

“grand larceny in the first degree” (Penal Law §155.42)

“scheme to defraud in the first degree” (Penal Law §190.65)

“defrauding the government” (Penal Law §195.20)

“official misconduct” (Penal Law §195)  
"A New York class A misdemeanor is usually assigned jail time as it is one step down from a felony"

 "attempt to commit a crime" (Penal Law §110.00)

"conspiracy in the second degree" (Penal Law §105.15)

"PUBLIC TRUST ACT" -- March 2014: 
“Corrupting the government in the first degree” (Penal Law §496.05)
"Public corruption"  (Penal Law §496.06)

"Criminal liability for conduct of another" (Penal Law §20.00)

 

ENCLOSURES

(1) CJA's October 27, 2011 Opposition Report
(2) CJA's November 30, 2015 written testimony
(3) CJA's December 2, 2015 supplemental statement
(4) CJA's December 21, 2015 further statement
(5) CJA's June 27, 2015 conflict-of-interest ethics complaint to JCOPE

 

LINKS TO:
webpage for:  Commission on Legislative, Judicial
& Executive Compensation


CJA's webpage for Commission & CJA's Testimony & Submissions:
Paper Trail & Video Proof of the Corruption of Commission on Legislative, Judicial & Executive Compensation

direct links to: (1) November 30, 2015 hearing VIDEO & EVIDENCE substantiating CJA's testimony
(2) EVIDENCE substantiating December 2, 2015 Supplemental Statement as to ACTUAL BIAS & INTEREST of Commissioners Cozier, Lack & Birnbaum

 

 CJA's webpage for:  JOINT COMMISSION ON PUBLIC ETHICS  (JCOPE) -- & Review Committee

 

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CJA's SUBSEQUENT CORRESPONDENCE
WITH NOMINEE DiFIORE

CJA's January 7, 2016 note
"...I look forward to hearing from you as to your findings of fact
and conclusions of law, etc."

CJA's January 12, 2016 note
"Per last sentence of the enclosed e-mail to the Senate Judiciary Committee...I have hand-delivered the e-mail to you so that you may advise as to when your response to my December 31, 2015 letter to you will be forthcoming" --
hand-delivered Jan. 11,  2016 e-mail: "Testing the Fitness of Chief Judge Nominee/D.A. DiFiore..."  

CJA's January 15, 2016 note 
"...Please advise as to your response to the Dec. 31, 2015 letter, as I have as yet received none.   As stated in that letter, I would greatly prefer to testify in favor of your confirmation than against.  Also, I would hope that you would join in seeking to have the Senate Judiciary Committee allow testimony from members of the public, as is customary & appropriate, if not constitutionally-mandated."
click here for: webpage of CJA's January 15, 2016 letter

CJA's January 19, 2016 note
"Herewith delivered is my e-mail of today's date to the Legislature..."
click here for: webpage posting CJA's January 19 e-mail



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click here for:
 THE SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE's UNINVITED WITNESSES  

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click here for:  MENU PAGES ON THE "MERIT SELECTION" OF D.A. DiFIORE

 

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

 



 

 

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