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The Village Voice
Paper Trail of Suppression, Protectionism, & Blackballing

1991
 

CJA's October 26, 1991 letter to the Editorial Board/Assignment Desk, enclosing Doris Sassower's October 24, 1991 letter to Governor Cuomo with enclosures 
              (1) written 3-year judge-trading deal ;
              (2) Doris Sassower's ltr to the editor, "Cross-Endorsement: Questions of Protection", NYT, 6/9/91;
              (3) Doris Sassower's 10/22/71 column in NYLJ  "Judicial Selection Panels: An Exercise in Futility" 
              (4) Doris Sassower's 1989 Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory listing
     
SEE Judicial Elections: Castracan v. Colavita
     SEE 
Test Cases - Federal (Mangano)


1992

CJA’s May 19, 1992 fax to Mike Tomasky
     
SEE: Judicial Selection - Federal: 1992-3

CJA’s May 27, 1992 fax to Mike Tomasky

CJA’s July 16, 1992 fax to Mike Tomasky

CJA’s July 17, 1992 letter to Nat Hentoff, with Doris Sassower's handwritten note

CJA’s November 9, 1992 fax to Nat Hentoff

1995

CJA’s January 8, 1995 letter to Wayne Barrett
     SEE Judicial Elections: Castracan v. Colavita
     SEE 
Test Cases - Federal (Mangano)


1998

CJA’s July 2, 1998 letter to Wayne Barrett -- "RE: On-the-job performance of Governor Pataki and Attorney General Vacco"
        enclosing "In Choosing Judges, Pataki Creates Problems", NYT ltr to editor
                       "Restraining 'Liars in the Courtroom' and on the Public Payroll", public interest ad
                      "A Call for Concerted Action", public interest ad
    
CJA's July 13, 1998 fax to Wayne Barrett -- "RE: The race for Gov/A.G.

1999

CJA’s January 6, 1999 letter to James Ridgeway -- "RE: UPHOLDING 'THE RULE OF LAW': IMPEACHMENT COMPLAINT AGAINST CHIEF JUSTICE WILLIAM REHNQUIST & THE HOUSE JUDICIAL COMMITTEE ABANDONMENT OF ITS IMPEACHMENT RESPONSIBILITIES VIS-A-VIS CITIZEN COMPLAINTS AGAINST FEDERAL JUDGES"
     SEE  Test Cases - Federal (Mangano)

CJA’s January 8, 1999 letter to James Ridgeway -- "RE: MANDATE OF IMPARTIALITY: Impeachment Complaint against Chief Justice Rehnquist and the media-unreported story of the House Judiciary Committee"

CJA’s January 11, 1999 fax -- "RE: Fact Checking"

CJA’s January 18, 1999 letter to Richard Goldstein, Executive Editor -- "RE: Correction to 'In the Interest of Justice' by James Ridgeway, Mondo Washington, January 19, 1999"

CJA’s January 20, 1999 e-mail with proposed letter to the editor

Village Voice February 2, 1999 publication of CJA’s letter to the editor “The Big Surprise

2001

CJA’s June 15, 2001 fax to Wayne Barrett's intern Shonna Carter -- RE: Senate Judiciary Committee Confirmation 'Hearing' Wed 6/20 10 am: Justice Wetzel's on-the-bench judicial misconduct 'throwing' a public interest lawsuit against NYS Commission on Judicial Conduct"
         
   SEE:  Test Case - State (Commission)

CJA’s September 28, 2001 letter to Wayne Barrett's intern Lisa Schneider -- "RE: THE KIND OF JOURNALISM ON WHICH THE VILLAGE VOICE HAS BUILT ITS REPUTATION: An Expose of the NYS Commission on Judicial Conduct, Whose Ramifications Torpedo the Re-Election Prospects of Governor George Pataki and Attorney General Eliot Spitzer"  -- with pertinent page from 1997 report "Bringing the Bar to Justice: A Comparative Study of Six Bar Associations", etc.

CJA’s December 21, 2001 letter to Wayne Barrett's intern Rivka Gewirtz -- "RE: An Investigative Expose of the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct based on Readily-Verifiable Evidence of its Corruption" -- enclosing CJA's letter to the editor, "Judicial Reforms", NY Daily News, 12/7/01


2003

CJA's October 24, 2003 letter to Nat Hentoff -- RE: "Beyond Judge Pickering: The Times' Suppression of ANY story about the Corruption of Federal Judicial Selection/Confirmation -- and the Pivotal Roles of Senators Schumer & Clinton"
         
SEE:  Paper Trail to Jail in the "disruption of Congress" case

2004

CJA's April 23, 2004 letter to Nat Hentoff -- "RE: The Corruption of Federal Judicial Selection/Confirmation -- Now Covered Up by a Corrupted Judicial Process"

2005

CJA's January 21, 2005 fax to Kristen Lombardi

CJA's January 24, 2005 fax to Kristen Lombardi

CJA's January 27, 2005 letter to Kristen Lombardi

CJA's January 28, 2005 letter to Kristen Lombardi

CJA's proposed Letter to the Editor

CJA's August 30, 2005 memo to Paul Moses, Tom Robbins, Syndey Schanberg -- "RE: CONNECTING THE DOTS & FOLLOW-UP COVERAGE: The Village Voice (August 17-23, 2005 issue): From 'Times' to Commoners: Go Elsewhere' (Moses) To 'Pataki's Quiet Court Packing" (Robbins) To "Serving a Life Term' (Schanberg)"

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",
              [e-mailed to Schanberg, Barrett, Robbins, Moses]  
        SEE: Searching for Champions-NYS: Manhattan D.A. Morgenthau

        SEE: Searching for Champions-NYS: 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"

CJA's  September 7, 2005 e-mail to Ward Harkavy -- "Subject: PLEASE CONFIRM"

CJA's September 9, 2005 e-mail to Ward Harkavy -- "Subject: PLEASE CONFIRM & ADVISE #2"

2006

CJA's August 28, 2006 memo to David Blum, Incoming Editor-in-Chief, Ward Harkavy, Interim Editor-in-Chief, Laura Conaway, Executive Editor, Wayne Barrett, Senior Writer, Kristen Lombardi, Staff Writer, Nat Hentoff, Staff Writer, Tom Robbins, Staff Writer -- "RE: YOUR 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 September 8, 2006 letter to Wayne Barrett -- "RE: ELECTIONS 2006: Investigative Reporting of the Readily-Verifiable Evidence of Systemic Governmental Corruption Directly Germane to the Races for New York Attorney General, Governor, and U.S. Senator from New York -- With Questions for the Candidates"

-- "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

CJA's November 20, 2007 e-mail -- "Subject: Follow-Up Coverage of 2005 Village Voice Story -- on Today's Supreme Court Conference Calendar"

CJA's December 11, 2007 memo --"RE: CONTRIBUTING TO SCHOLARSHIP & TEACHING..."
 

 

 

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