Newsday
Paper Trail of Suppression, Protectionism, & Blackballing

1992

CJA's May 18, 1992 fax to Sidney Schamberg

CJA's May 18, 1992 fax to Tim Phelps

CJA's May 18, 1992 fax to Mike Gallagher

CJA's May 20, 1992 fax to Tim Phelps

CJA's July 1, 1992 letter to Sidney Schamberg

CJA's July 20, 1992 fax to John Riley

CJA's July 23, 1992 fax to John Riley
 

1994

CJA's April 28, 1994 letter to Dennis Duggan -- "RE: Your April 26, 1994 Column, 'Cops Hang Easily'"

1995

CJA's March 17, 1995 letter to Dennis Duggan -- "RE: Revisiting your April 26, 1994 column, 'Cops Hang Easily'"

CJA's September 15, 1995 fax to Letta Taylor -- "RE: Your inquiry"

1997


CJA's August 27, 1997 press releases to the News Desk & to Dennis Duggan -- "Restraining 'Liars in the Courtroom' and on the Public Payroll", CJA's $3,077 ad, NYLJ, 8/27/97
       
 SEE: Judicial Discipline - NYS: Doris L. Sassower v. Commission on Judicial Conduct of the State of NY
         SEE:  Test Cases - Federal (Mangano)
        

1998


CJA's June 26, 1998 fax to Sandra Peddie -- "RE: Judicial Elections"

CJA's June 26, 1998 fax to Sandra Peddie -- "RE: Judicial Elections 2"

CJA's December 16, 1998 fax to Liza Morse -- "RE: Fraudulent-Rubber Stamp Confirmation of Albert Rosenblatt to Ct of Appeals"
    SEE: Judicial Selection - NYS: "Merit Selection" to the New York Court of Appeals: Rosenblatt

 

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1999


CJA's April 1, 1999 fax to Sandra Peddie -- "RE: A.G. Spitzer's 'Public Integrity Unit'"

Sandra Peddie's April 1, 1999 note to CJA

Sandra Peddie's June 2, 1999 note to CJA

CJA's October 7, 1999 fax to Sheryl McCarthy -- "RE: NYS Commission on Judicial Conduct"

CJA's October 8, 1999 fax to Sheryl McCarthy -- "RE: NYS Commission on Judicial Conduct lawsuit"

CJA's November 12, 1999 letter to Jack Sirica, Investigative Reporter -- RE: "Proposed Investigative Series: (1) 'Merit Selection'; (2) NYS Commission on Judicial Conduct"

2000


CJA's January 4, 2000 letter to Jack Sirica, Investigative Reporter -- "RE: Installments #3, #4, & #5 of the Newsday series: 'Judges'"

CJA's January 12, 2000 letter to Jack Sirica, Investigative Reporter -- "RE: THE REAL NEWS ABOUT JUDICIAL PATRONAGE"

CJA's November 3, 2000 letter to Albany Bureau -- "RE: Follow Up to 'Pataki's Justice Pick', Newsday, 11/3/00"

CJA's November 3, 2000 fax to Jordan Rau -- "RE: Vindicating the Public's Right to 'Merit Selection' to the NY Ct of Appeals"

CJA's November 16, 2000 letter to Jordan Rau --"RE: Upholding the Public's Right to 'Hear' and "Be Heard' at the Upcoming Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on Justice Graffeo's Confirmation to the New York Court of Appeals"

CJA's November 22, 2000 letter to Albany Bureau -- "RE: The Public's Right to 'Hear' and "Be Heard' at the Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on Justice Graffeo's Confirmation to the NY Court of Appeals: Wednesday, November 29th"

CJA's November 22, 2000 letter to Albany Bureau --"RE: The Public's Right to 'Hear' and "Be Heard' at the Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on Justice Graffeo's Confirmation to the NY Court of Appeals: Wednesday, November 29th"

 2001


CJA's November 28, 2001 letter to Robin Topping -- "RE: An Investigative Expose of the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct - Based on Readily-Verifiable Case File Evidence"

CJA's December 12, 2001 letter to Robin Topping
-- "RE: An Investigative Expose of the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct - Based on Readily-Verifiable Case File Evidence"

2002


CJA's April 1, 2002 fax to Zachery Dowdy -- "RE: Politically-Explosive Commission Case"

CJA's April 10, 2002 fax to Zachery Dowdy -- "RE: Law Day Gift to the Ct of Appeals: The Commission Case"


CJA's April 12, 2002 letter to Zachery Dowdy -- "RE: Politically-Explosive Public Interest Lawsuit against the NYS Commission on Judicial Conduct -- Going Up to the Court of Appeals on 'Law Day', May 1st"

CJA's April 26, 2002 letter to Zachery Dowdy -- "RE: 'Law Day': May 1st -- and Beyond"

CJA's May 7, 2002 letter to Zachery Dowdy -- "RE: Informing Newsday readers about the Politically-Explosive Public Interest Lawsuit against the NYS Commission on Judicial Conduct, now at the Court of Appeals"

 

"A Song and Dance For Judicial Reform", May 29, 2002 article by Zachary Dowdy

CJA's July 30, 2002 letter to Zachery Dowdy -- "RE: An expose of the Readily-Verifiable Corruption of the NYS Commission on Judicial Conduct, encompassed by the public interest lawsuit against it at the Court of Appeals"

CJA's September 23, 2002 letter to Zachery Dowdy -- "RE: Your September 19th request for L. I. Contacts, etc."

CJA's September 24, 2002 letter to Jordan Rau, Albany Bureau Chief -- "RE: ELECTION COVERAGE: Exposing the REAL Attorney General Spitzer - not the P.R. version"

CJA's September 30, 2002 letter to Reginald Gale, Editor/Investigations -- "RE: Election Year Investigative Expose: The REAL Attorney General Spitzer - Not the P.R. Version"

CJA's October 9, 2002 memo to James Klurfeld, Editorial Page Editor -- "RE: Editorial Endorsements for Attorney General and Governor"
      SEE:   Correspondence - State: Governor Pataki
               
Correspondence- State: Attorney General Spitzer
               
Test Cases - State (Commission)
               
Correspondence - State: NYS Ethics Commission
               
Correspondence - State: U.S. Attorneys for the Eastern & Southern Districts of NY
               
Correspondence - State: Manhattan District Attorney Morgenthau
               
Judicial Selection -- State: NYS


CJA's December 16, 2002 e-mail to Rick Brand -- "Subj: URGENT: Stopping Tomorrow's 'Rubber Stamp' Senate Confirmation Proceedings"

CJA's December 16, 2002 fax to Rick Brand -- "RE: Lack confirmation"

CJA's December 16, 2002 e-mail to Jordan Rau, Andrew Metz -- "Subj: Stopping Tomorrow's Sham Senate Confirmation Proceedings"

CJA's December 23, 2002 e-mail & fax to Alex Martin, Assistant Managing Editor -- "Subj: Vindicating the Rights of Long Islanders to be Heard"

 

2003


CJA's January 2, 2003 letter to Rick Brand -- "RE: An Investigative Expose of the Nomination and Confirmation of James Lack as an Acting Supreme Court Justice"

CJA's February 14, 2003 letter to Alex Martin, Assistant Managing Editor -- "RE: Vindicating the Rights of Long Islanders to be Heard in Opposition to Albany Deal-Making in Long Island Judgeships: An Investigative Expose of the Nomination and Confirmation of James Lack"

CJA's February 28, 2003 letter to Robin Topping -- "RE: LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT HEARING OF THE NYS COMMISSION ON JUDICIAL CONDUCT, ETC.", with enclosed October 26, 2001 letter to NYS Senator David Paterson

CJA's February 28, 2003 fax to Robin Topping -- "RE: Oversight Hearing of Commission"

CJA's February 28, 2003 e-mail to Robin Topping -- "RE: Legislative Oversight Hearing/Investigation of Commission"

CJA's March 3, 2003 letter to Robin Topping -- "RE: Upholding the Public's Rights in Spargo v. Commission and Beyond"

CJA's March 6, 2003 e-mail to Robin Topping -- "RE: Vindicating the Public's Rights against a CORRUPT Commission on Judicial Conduct"

2005


CJA's September 2, 2005 memo -- "RE: Election Coverage: Examining Manhattan D.A. Morgenthau's Record with Respect to Judicial Corruption and Conflicts of Interest -- and Getting His Response and that of Would-Be D.A. Snyder"
       
SEE: CORRESPONDENCE-NYS Officials: Manhattan D.A. Morgenthau
        SEE: CORRESPONDENCE-NYS Officials: Brooklyn D.A. Hynes

  --  CJA's September 2, 2005 memo to D.A. Morgenthau & Would-Be D.A. Snyder -- "RE: THE VOTERS" RIGHT TO YOUR RESPONSE"
  --  CJA's September 8, 2005 memo to Democratic Candidates for Brooklyn D.A.-- "RE: Informing the Voters -- and the Mainstream and Editorializing Press -- of Brooklyn D.A. Hynes' Cover-Up of Systemic, High-Level Judicial Corruption, Including with Respect to 'Clubhouse' Control of Nominations for Elective Judgeships"
   -- CJA's September 8, 2005 memo to Brooklyn D.A. Hynes -- "RE: THE VOTERS" RIGHT TO YOUR RESPONSE"


2006

CJA's August 25, 2006 memo to James Klurfeld, Editorial Page Editor & Dan Janison, Political Editor -- "RE: YOUR UPCOMING EDITORIAL ENDORSEMENTS AND ONGOING ELECTION COVERAGE: The Races for New York Governor, U.S. Senator from New York, and New York Attorney General"
        SEE: Elections 2006: Informing the Voters

CJA's October 27, 2006 memo - "RE: THE IMPLICATIONS OF THE HEVESI SCANDAL -- AND THE MORE SIGNIFICANT YET-TO-BE REPORTED SCANDALS that will throw open the non-competitive statewide races for Governor and Senator -- & the hardly competitive race for Attorney General -- for the benefit of all New Yorkers     

CJA's October 30, 2006 memo -- "RE: THE HEVESI SCANDAL -- AND THE PLATFORM OF DECEIT UPON THE PUBLIC IT IS PROVIDING TO ATTORNEY GENERAL SPITZER & GOVERNOR PATAKI, AMONG OTHERS"


2007

January 17, 2007: "Spitzer gets list of seven nominees for state's highest court", Associated Press-Mark Johnson

February 8, 2007: "Spitzer moves to have top state judge stay on", Associated Press

February 12, 2007: "Judge Kaye's new term: No Spitzer can help achieve reforms", editorial


CJA's February 12, 2007 e-mail to Melissa Mansfield -- "Subject: What took Place 'Behind the Scenes' at
today's Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing to Confirm Justice Jones to the NY Court of Appeals"
                   SEE: Judicial Selection-NYS-"Merit Selection"-NY Court of Appeals-Jones

CJA's February 26, 2007 e-mail to Dan Janison (Political Editor/Albany) -- "Subject: Citizen Opposition to Senate Confirmation of Chief Judge Kaye's Reappointment to the NY Court of Appeals"
                  
SEE: Judicial Selection-NYS-"Merit Selection"-NY Court of Appeals-Kaye

CJA's March 2, 2007 e-mail to Dan Janison & Melissa Mansfield -- "Subject -- CJA's opposition to Chief Judge Kaye & for concurrent legislative resolution for her impeachment/removal"

CJA's March 6, 2007 e-mail to Dan Janison & Melissa Mansfield - "Subject:  PRESS ALERT: POSTPONEMENT OF CHIEF JUDGE KAYE'S CONFIRMATION"

March 6, 2007 newsday.com  "Chief Judge Kaye reconfirmed over some Republican opposition" -- AP by Mark Johnson