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PROFESSOR STEPHEN B. BURBANK
(University of Pennsylvania Law School)

“[The] small number of complaints that have survived to the investigative stage and the much smaller number that have resulted in sanctions are proof, not of the council’s inactivity, but rather of the high caliber of the federal judiciary…”, “Politics and Progress in Implementing the Federal Judicial Discipline Act”, 71 Judicature 13, 22  (1987) 

1998

CJA's March 13, 1998 letter to Professor Stephen Burbank, transmitting:
     (1)  CJA's March 10, 1998 memorandum to House Judiciary Committee; and
     (2) "Without Merit: The Empty Promise of Judicial Discipline", by Elena Sassower,
          The Long Term View (Massachusetts School of Law) (summer 1997)

                                            SEE:  Test Case - Federal (Mangano)
    
Professor Burbank's March 15, 1998 e-mail

CJA's March 16, 1998 transmittal memo

CJA's March 23, 1998 transmittal memo to House Judiciary Committee [also addressed to Professor Burbank]

CJA's March 23, 1998 memorandum to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Henry Hyde & Committee members   
[indicated copy to Professor Burbank]
              Ex. A: CJA's March 13, 1998 letter to Professor Stephen Burbank
              Ex. B: Professor Burbank's March 15, 1998 e-mail
              Ex C: CJA's March 16, 1998 transmittal memo
              Ex D: CJA's July 22, 1993 letter to Deputy Director/National Commission
                       on Judicial Discipline & Removal
              Ex E: CJA's June 9, 1993 letter to Counsel/House Judiciary Committee
             
CJA's March 30, 1998 transmittal memo to House Judiciary Committee
  [also addressed to Professor Burbank]
      -- enclosing CJA's March 27, 1998 letter to ABA President Jerome Shestack

        (cc) CJA's December 2, 1998 letter to Citizens for Independent Courts

               SEE:  Citizens for Independent Courts-Constitution Project

       
(cc) CJA’s faxed and mailed December 9, 1998 letter to Professor Geyh  -- "RE: CJA's document-supported critique"
           Ex. A:  Professor Geyh's November 23, 1998 letter, with photocopy of envelope
           Ex. B:  CJA's December 2, 1998 letter to Virginia Sloan, Executive Director of
                     Citizens for Independent Courts
              
       
(cc) CJA’s superseding faxed and mailed December 9, 1998 letter to Professor Geyh, with December 10th coverletter -- "RE: Retraction and Apology"


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CJA's April 24, 2008 e-mail -- "Subject: Query: AJS Posting of your May 27, 2004 Letter to the Editor of the New York Times"

CJA's April 25, 2008 e-mail -- "Subject: 2nd Query: AJS Posting of your May 27, 2004 Letter to the Editor of the New York Times"

Professor Burbank's April 26, 2008 e-mail -- "Subject: Re: 2nd Query: AJS Posting of your May 27, 2004 Letter to the Editor of the New York Times"

CJA's April 28, 2008 letter -- "RE: Building Evidence-Based Scholarship on Federal Judicial Discipline (& Selection) -- CJA's March 6, 2008 letter to the Chief Justice & Accompanying Critique of the Breyer Committee Report

                     SEE Critique Outreach-Press
                             
 
CJA's Letter to Chief Justice & Critique of Breyer Committee Report

    
cc: CJA's May 2, 2008 memo to American Judicature Society -- "RE: Confronting Evidence: The Corruption of Federal Judicial Discipline: (1) CJA's March 6, 2008 Critique of the Breyer Committee Report & Letter to the Chief Justice; and (2) CJA's April 18, 2008 Comments to the Judicial Conference Committee on Codes of Conduct on the Proposed Revision to the Code of Conduct for United States Judges"
 
                    SEE:   Judicial Discipline-Federal


    
cc:  May 12, 2008 e-mail from American Judicature Society -- "Re: Confronting Evidence: The Corruption of Federal Judicial Discipline"

cc: CJA's May 30, 2008 memo to American Judicature Society -- "RE: Serving Congress and the Public by Critical Scholarship: (1) Federal Judicial Pay Raises; & (2) Breyer Committee Report on the Implementation of the Judicial Conduct and Disability Act of 1980 


 

 

 

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