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GOVERNOR PATAKI'S APPOINTMENTS TO THE COURT OF CLAIMS
-- A BACKDOOR TO THE SUPREME COURT
(FOR WHICH SENATE CONFIRMATION IS REQUIRED)


 

JUANITA BING NEWTON



CJA's April 18, 1996 letter to David Gruenberg, Counsel/Senate Judiciary Committee -- "RE: Opposition to Senate Confirmation of Judge Newton, Member, New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct" 
  (indicated copies to Finnegan, Senate Majority Leader Bruno, Juanita Bing Newton, Assembly Judiciary Committee, NY
   Observer, NYT, NYLJ, NYPost)

      Ex. A:  NYLJ item, 4/11/96
      Ex B: CJA's repeatedly refaxed January 10, 1996 fax & CJA's March 29, 1996 letter
      Ex. C: "Pataki's Secrets", op-ed by Andrea Bernstein, NYT, 3/23/96
      Ex. D: "Comm'n Abandons Investigative Mandate", letter to editor, NYLJ, 8/14/95
      Ex. E: "State politicians to scrutinize judicial-conduct panel", NY Post, 3/1/96
      Ex. F: CJA's analysis of fraudulent decision in Doris L. Sassower v. Commission     


CJA's April 29, 1996 letter to Michael Finnegan, Counsel/Governor Pataki  
  (indicated copies to Senate Judiciary Committee, City Bar, Fund for Modern Courts, NY media)
      Ex. A: CJA's repeatedly refaxed January 10, 1996 fax
      Ex. B: CJA's March 29, 1996 & April 24, 1996 letters to Mr. Finnegan
      Ex. C:  NYLJ item, 6/29/95
      Ex. D: CJA's April 18, 1996 letter to David Gruenberg
      Ex. E: Executive Order #10: Judicial Screening Committees
      Ex. F: Executive Order #11: Temporary Judicial Screening Committee



CJA's May 6, 1996 letter to James McGuire, First Asst. Counsel/Governor Pataki  
     --  transmittal to the Governor a copy of the record of Doris L. Sassower v. Commission


CJA's May 7, 1996 note to David Gruenberg, Counsel/Senate Judiciary Committee


CJA's June 6, 1996 letter to David Gruenberg, Counsel/Senate Judiciary Committee  



CJA's June 11, 1996 letter to NYS Senators -- "RE: Opposition to Senate Confirmation of Governor Pataki's Judicial Nominees and, in particular, to Judge Juanita Bing Newton"  
       Ex. A: CJA's April 18, 1996 letter to David Gruenberg
       Ex. B: CJA's April 29, 1996 letter to Michael Finnegan


CJA's June 12, 1996 letter to Michael Finnegan, Counsel/Governor Pataki  
  (indicated copies to Senate Judiciary Committee, Juanita Bing Newton, Commission on Judicial
   Conduct, Assembly Judiciary Committee)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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