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PROFESSOR VINCENT M. BONVENTRE/ALBANY LAW SCHOOL

Albany Law School Center for Judicial Process   Vincent Bonaventre, Director


2001

CJA's October 5, 2001 fax -- "RE: Judicial Selection/Discipline"

CJA's October 9, 2001 letter -- "RE:  Putting Academic Tenure to the Use for which it was Intended: A Search for Truth Based on Empirical Evidence"

CJA's October 16, 2001 letter -- "RE: Supplementing my October 9th letter to you"


2002

CJA's January 25, 2002 letter -- "RE: Vindicating the Rule of Law before the New York Court of Appeals"

CJA's February 4, 2002 letter -- "RE: Assisting the media with evaluative comment as to the readily-verifiable corruption of the NYS Commission on Judicial Conduct, documented by the appellate papers in Elena Ruth Sassower, Coordinator of the Center for Judicial Accountability, Inc., acting pro bono publico against Commission on Judicial Conduct of the State of New York"

CJA's February 26, 2002 letter -- "RE: Repeating the title of my February 4, 2002 letter: Assisting the media with evaluative comment as to the readily-verifiable corruption of the NYS Commission on Judicial Conduct, documented by the appellate papers in Elena Ruth Sassower, Coordinator of the Center for Judicial Accountability, Inc., acting pro bono publico against Commission on Judicial Conduct of the State of New York"

Professor Bonventre's April 12, 2002 letter -- "RE: Elena Ruth Sassower v. Commission on Judicial Conduct"


2003

CJA's June 18, 2003 e-mail
 "Subj: Maintaining a TRUE Record of Judge Wesley's Decision-Making"

2010                 

Professor Bonaventre's March 13, 2010 Commentary of Court of Appeals' February 23, 2010 Maron v. Silver decision     & here

 

2012 

CJA's July 25, 2012 e-mail to Professor/Director Vincent Bonaventre -- "Subject: Building Scholarship on NYS Constitutional Issues & Governance -- Beginning with CJA's Public Interest Lawsuit vs NYS' Highest Constitutional Officers & 3 Government Branches"

 

Professor Bonaventre's July 25, 2012 responding e-mail

 

2013

CJA's November 29, 2013 e-mail -- 
"BUILDING SCHOLARSHIP: Commission to Investigate Public Corruption -- & the Upcoming Budget for Fiscal Year 2014-2015"

 
CJA's August 21, 2013 letter to Governor Cuomo

CJA's August 5, 2013 letter to Commission to Investigate Public Corruption

CJA's September 17, 2013 testimony before the Commission to Investigate Public Corruption


The People Have Something to Say -- & Evidence to Back It Up
(
& the Commission to Investigate Public Corruption's so-called "Public Hearings")

cc: CJA's December 2, 2013 --
"Big Day for NYS Governance: Where are the Scholars to Provide Expert Opinions?"

cc:  CJA's December 8, 2013 e-mail  --
"NEWS TIP on the 'Moreland' Commission's Dec 2 report, fn. 330, & the Gov's Dec 4 interview on "Capitol Pressroom"

CJA's December 19, 2013 e-mail
"Expert Opinion-Scholarship Needed: NYS Budget"

2014

CJA's January 4, 2014 e-mail --
"What is Your Expert Opinion of the Budgets Proposed by New York's Legislative & Judiciary Branches? -- & How Should the Governor & Legislature be Reviewing Them, Consistent with Article VII of the NYS Constitution?" 
furnished link:
 

CJA's December 30, 2013 letter to Governor Cuomo --
"SAFEGUARDING THE PUBLIC PURSE FROM LEGISLATIVE FRAUD & LARCENY
"

 

2016

CJA's March 31, 2016 e-mail -- "Subject: Why are the 'good government' groups & scholars of the constitution and public fisc not educating the media about what the NYS Constitution has to say about the NYS budget?"

CJA's April 26, 2016 e-mail -- "Subject: Thank you, Dean Lane!  May you lead the way to building scholarship & informed discussion...the state budget"
           

CJA's April 29, 2016 e-mail-- "Subject:  Thank you, Fritz Schwarz!  Building on the Brennan Center's 2004 report by your March 23, 2016 testimony & CJA's March 23, 2016 second supplemental complaint"          -- click here for Legislative Rules Reform Resource Page

CJA's May 3, 2016 e-mail-- "Subject: Thank you, Assemblyman Steck!  Follow-up to your March 23, 2016 testimony before the Commission on Legislative, Judicial and Executive Compensation"

2017

cc:  CJA's April 18, 2017 e-mail --
"Subject: In search of scholarship: 'Budgets and the Balance of Power: The Lasting Impact of Silver v. Pataki and How It Shapes the Future of Government in New York State' -- June 16, 2015 forum"

VIDEOS: June 16, 2016 forum: 
"Budgets & the Balance of Power:
The Lasting Impact of Silver v. Pataki &

How It Shapes the Future of Government in New York State"

cc: CJA's April 18, 2017 e-mail to Henry Greenberg

cc:  April 18, 2017 e-mail from James McGuire

April 18, 2017 e-mail from Richard Brodsky

cc:  April 18, 2017 e-mail from James McGuire

cc: CJA's April 18, 2017 e-mail e-mail to McGuire & Brodsky --
"Subject: "What are you talking about?..."

VIDEO of Bonaventre's participation: "Perspective from the Players"
Introduction by Henry Greenberg:
“New York’s preeminent commentator of our state’s highest court, our Court of Appeals”;
“No stranger to those of you at Albany  Law School, Professor Vince Bonaventre, I think, all of us know, who read papers of record in the captial region and around the state and watch television, Professor Bonaventre is the leading commentator on the Court of Appeals, probably its finest student in the modern era"


cc:  CJA's July 20, 2017 e-mail --
"Subject: STILL in search of scholarship..."

cc: CJA's October 6, 2017 e-mail -- "Subject: Suing to Secure Constitutional Governance:
Surer & More Expedient than a Constitutional Convention
"


 


 

 

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