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NOTE
:     CJA's Correspondence with the ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES COURTS  (from 1995-1997), with the House Judiciary Committee (from 1993-1997), and with
National Commission on Judicial Discipline & Removal (in 1993) underlies CJA's critique of the National Commission on Judicial Discipline & Removal's 1993 report, embodied at pages 93-97 of CJA's published article, "Without Merit: The Empty Promise of Judicial Discipline", The Long Term View (Massachusetts School of Law) (summer 1997)


1995

CJA's July 20, 1995 letter to Jeffrey Barr, Assistant General Counsel, Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts
       
Exhibit A: December 9, 1994 testimony, Committee on Long Range Planning of the Judicial Conference
       
Exhibit B: July 14, 1993 letter to Michael Remington/Director, National Comm'n on Judicial Discipline & Removal
       
Exhibit C:  July 20, 1993 letter of William Weller/Deputy Director, National Comm'n on Judicial Discipline & Removal

            cc:  to Jeffrey Barr -- CJA's July 13, 1995 letter to 2nd Circuit Chief Deputy Clerk --
                                             "RE: Non-Compliance by the Second Circuit with Filing Requirements"
                         
                        Exhibit A:  2nd Circuit Rule 17 "Public Availability of Decisions" & Rule 22 "Effective Date"
                                                  Exhibit B:   CJA's March 31, 1994 fax to Federal Judicial Center
                                                  Exhibit C:   2nd Circuit Rule 17 "Public Availability of Decisions" & Rule 22 "Effective Date"
                                                  Exhibit D:   Seven 2nd Circuit dismissal orders on file with Federal Judicial Center
                                                  Exhibit E:  Administrative Office's March 4, 1991 letter
                                                  Exhibit F:  pages 2-5 of Judicial Conference Committee's March 1994 Addendum  
       
                                                           2nd Circuit Chief Deputy Clerk's July 12, 1995 letter to Federal Judicial Center

                                                           2nd Circuit Chief Deputy Clerk's July 25, 1995 letter to CJA
                                                                                                            
CJA's October 1, 1995 letter to Jeffrey Barr
      
 Exhibit A:  Research Papers of National Commission, pp. 524, 418, 730
        Exhibit B:  National Commission's Report, pp. 93-95
        Exhibit C:  CJA's July 20, 1995 letter to Jeffrey Barr, with exhibits (see above)

CJA's November 21, 1995 letter to Jeffrey Barr


              cc:  to Jeffrey Barr -- CJA's November 21, 1995 letter to 2nd Circuit Assistant Circuit Executive
                                                     Exhibit A: National Commission's Report, pp. 100-102    
                                                     Exhibit B: Judicial Conference Committee's endorsement, March 1994
                                                     Exhibit C:  Judicial Conference's agreement, March 15, 1994 report      
  

                                                2nd Circuit Assistant Circuit Executive's November 30, 1995 letter to CJA

CJA's December 1, 1995 letter to Jeffrey Barr

1996

CJA's June 7, 1996 letter to Jeffrey Barr -- "RE:  28 USC 372(c)"  
       (1)   372(c) judicial misconduct complaint, dated March 4, 1996 -- against 2nd Circuit Chief Judge Jon O. Newman

                  Exhibit A: NYLJ articles: "Vexatious Litigants' Procedure Held Lawful", 11/9/93
                                                     & "Second Circuit Imposes Limits On Frequent Complaint Filers", 3/14/94
                  Exhibit B: NYLJ article: "Attorney Sanctioned by Court of Appeals", 9/11/91
                 
                  Exhibit CIn the Matter of Doris Sassower - 2/27/92 order of Thomas Griesa, SDNY Grievance Committee

       (2)  Second Circuit letter of acknowledgment, March 5, 1996
       (3)  Second Circuit letter, enclosing dismissal order, April 11, 1996
       (4)  letter petitioning for review, May 10, 1996

       (5)  Second Circuit letter of acknowledgment, May 15, 1996
       (6)  petition for review, dated May 30, 1996
                 Exhibit A:  National Commission recommendations - 1993
                 Exhibit B:  Judicial Conference endorsement -- 1994
                 Exhibit C:  Recommendations of Judicial Conference Committee to Review Circuit Council & Disability Orders
                 Exhibit D:  Illustrative Rules Commentary to Rule 4 
                 Exhibit EIn re George Sassower, 20 F.3d 42 (1994)
                 Exhibit FIn re Spiegelman, 2nd Cir. #95-8538
                 Exhibit GIn re Charge of Judicial Misconduct, 2nd Cir. #95-8528
                 Exhibit HIn re Charge of Judicial Misconduct, 2nd Cir. #94-8544
                 Exhibit I:    In re Charge of Judicial Misconduct, 2nd Cir. #94-8547
                 Exhibit J:   In re Charge of Judicial Misconduct, 2nd Cir. #94-8558
                 Exhibit K:  "A Replacement for Thomas", NYT Op-Ed by Judge Jon Newman

       (7) Second Circuit letter of acknowledgment, May 31, 1996     

CJA's June 19, 1996 letter to Jeffrey Barr -- "RE:  28 USC 372(c)"

CJA's September 20, 1996 letter to Jeffrey Barr -- "RE: 28 USC 372(c)"
         (1)  Second Circuit Court of Appeals:  petition for rehearing/rehearing en banc, August 27, 1992
         (2)   U.S. Supreme Court:  petition for a writ of certiorari, February 22, 1993
         (3)   U.S. Supreme Court:  petition for rehearing, May 14, 1993
         (4)   U.S. Supreme Court:  supplemental petition for rehearing, June 1, 1993
         (5)   Second Circuit June 27, 1996 letter, enclosing dismissal order

         (6)   Second Circuit July 8, 1996 letter


1997

CJA’s November 24, 1997 letter to Jeffrey Barr -- "RE: Remedies within the federal judiciary to restrain and punish on-the-bench misconduct by federal judges violative of recusal statutes and codes of judicial conduct"
       Exhibit A: Inventory of transmitted file: Sassower v. Mangano      SEE: Test Case - Federal (Mangano)
       Exhibit B: fax transmitting "Without Merit: The Empty Promise of Judicial Discipline"
       Exhibit C: NYLJ item, 5/16/97


CJA's December 24, 1997 letter to Jeffrey Barr, Assistant General Counsel -- "RE: Our November 24th letter and transmitted materials"

1998

CJA's January 27, 1998 letter to Jeffrey Barr, Assistant General Counsel -- - "RE: Remedies within the federal judiciary to restrain and punish on-the-bench misconduct by federal judges violative of recusal statutes and codes of judicial conduct"

CJA's February 27, 1998 letter to Jeffrey Barr, Assistant General Counsel -- "RE: Oversight Responsibilities of the Judicial Conference"
 

CJA's March 10, 1998 transmittal letter to William Burchill, General Counsel -- "RE: Oversight Responsibilities of the Judicial Conference"
    -- CJA's March 10, 1998 memo to House Judiciary Committee
 

CJA's March 13, 1998 transmittal memo
   -- transmitting CJA's March 13, 1998 letter to Professor Stephen Burbank
 

CJA's March 16, 1998 transmittal memo -- "H.R. 1252( 'JUDICIAL REFORM ACT OF 1997')"
 

CJA's March 23, 1998 transmittal memo
       -- CJA's March 23, 1998 memo to House Judiciary Committee
              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


CJA's April 8, 1998 letter to William Burchill, General Counsel -- "RE: Oversight Responsibilities of the Judicial Conference: The Second Circuit's Subversion of Judicial and Disciplinary Remedies, Sassower v. Mangano, et al."
 

CJA's May 29, 1998 letter to William Burchill, General Counsel -- "RE: The House Judiciary Committee's June 11, 1998 'oversight' hearing and Congress' promised 'vigorous oversight' of the federal judiciary's implementation of 28 USC 372(c)"

CJA's June 3, 1998 note to Jeffrey Barr, Assistant General Counsel
 

CJA's June 12, 1998 letter to Jeffrey Barr, Assistant General Counsel --"The Federal Judiciary's Non-Enforcement of Rule 17 Relating to 28 USC 372(c)"
    Ex. A:  CJA's July 20, 1995 letter to Barr
    Ex. B:  CJA's July 13, 1995 letter to Chief Deputy Clerk, 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals
    Ex. C: excerpts from the 1996 & 1997reports of the Director of the Administrative Office of U.S. Courts
    Ex. D:  July 12, 1995 letter of Chief Deputy Clerk, 2nd Cir. to Federal Judicial Center
    Ex. E:  July 25, 1995 letter of Chief Deputy Clerk, 2nd Cir. to Federal Judicial Center
 

CJA's September 4, 1998 memo
 

CJA's November 6, 1998 memo-impeachment complaint vs Chief Justice Rehnquist & the Associate Justices of the United States Supreme Court
      
       Exhibit A: CJA's May 29, 1998 letter to William Burchill and Jeffrey Barr, General Counsel & Assistant
                       General Counsel/Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, to which Chief Justice Rehnquist
                       was indicated recipient in his capacity as head of the Judicial Conference


       Exhibit B:  Report of the National Commission on Judicial Discipline and Removal, pp. 121-123

                                                        - transmitting  PETITION FOR REHEARING in Sassower v. Mangano

2004

     SEE Chief Justice Rehnquist & Associate Justices

2007


Administrative Office's website notice: "For Public Comment:  Draft Rules Governing Judicial Conduct and Disability Proceedings" 

CJA's September 4, 2007 e-mail to JudicialConductRules@ao.courts.gov -- "Subject: Request to Testify: September 27, 2007

CJA's September 6, 2007 e-mail JudicialConductRules@ao.courts.gov -- "Subject: Request to Testify: September 27, 2007

September 6, 2007 e-mail from JudicialConductRules@ao.courts.gov -- "Subject: e-mail regarding draft Rules Governing Judicial Conduct and Disability Proceedings


CJA's September 6, 2007 e-mail JudicialConductRules@ao.courts.gov -- "Subject: Responding to your e-mail: September 27, 2007 hearing on the Draft Rules Governing Judicial Conduct and Disability Proceedings

September 24, 2007 e-mail from JudicialConductRules@ao.courts.gov -- "Subject: Request for copy of Illustrative Rules"


CJA's September 27, 2007 e-mail to JudicialConductRules @ao.courts.gov -- "Subject: Written Indication of Testimony -- September 27, 2007" , attaching Draft Statement -- Public "Hearing" on the Draft Rules Governing Judicial Conduct and Disability Proceedings   (see next e-mail)

CJA's September 28, 2007 e-mail to JudicialConferenceRules @ao.courts.gov, attaching CJA's
 "DRAFT STATEMENT: September 27, 2007 Public ‘Hearing’ on the Draft Rules Governing Judicial Conduct and Disability Proceedings, Brooklyn, New York”

CJA's October 15, 2007 Statement to the Judicial Conference Committee on Judicial Conduct & Disability Commenting on the Draft Rules Governing Judicial Conduct & Disability Proceedings


2008

CJA's March 6, 2008 letter to Chief Justice Roberts & Critique of the Report to the Chief Justice on the Implementation of the Judicial Conduct and Disability Act of 1980 ("Breyer Committee Report)"

March 7, 2008 letter from James C. Duff, Secretary of the Judicial Conference (& Director of the Administrative Office

CJA's March 10, 2008 letter to Mr. Duff

CJA's April 15, 2008 e-mail to codecomments@ao.uscourts.gov -- "Subject: Request for Information --Committee on Codes of Conduct"

CJA's April 17, 2008 e-mail to codecomments@ao.uscourts.gov -- "Subject: Second Request for Information --Committee on Codes of Conduct"

CJA's April 18, 2008 e-mail to codecomments@ao.uscourts.gov -- "Subject: Third Written Request for Information --Committee on Codes of Conduct"

April 18, 2008 e-mail from codecomments@ao.uscourts.gov -- "Subject: Re: Third Written Request for Information --Committee on Codes of Conduct"

CJA's April 18, 2008 Comments on Proposed Revision to the Code of Conduct for United States Judges

CJA's July 3, 2008 memo to James Duff --
"RE:   STATUS OF YOUR REVIEW:  CJA's May 13, 2008 MEMO entitled 'Request for Congressional Hearings on the Breyer Committee's Report on the Implementation of the Judicial Conduct and Disability Act of 1980; &, Pending Same, Deferment of Congressional Action on Senate and House Bills, S. 1638 and H.R. 3753, to Raise Judicial Salaries 29%'" 





 

 

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