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CORRESPONDENCE WITH U.S. SENATE & JUDICIARY COMMITTEE


For correspondence pertaining to FEDERAL JUDICIAL SELECTION, 
see
Judicial Selection -- Federal

For correspondence pertaining to FEDERAL JUDICIAL DISCIPLINE,
see below & substantiating Test Case-Federal (Mangano)


Federal Judicial Discipline & Removal

2001

CJA's July 3, 2001 letter to Senator Charles Schumer, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee's Courts Subcommittee  
-- RE: Statement for the Record of the June 26, 2001 hearing, 'Should Ideology Matter?: Judicial Nominations 2001', held by the Senate Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts"  [SEE pages 16-18 and referred-to exhibits N & O]
        Exhibit A-1:  CJA's May 27, 1996 letter to Senator Hatch, Chairman/Senate Judiciary Committee
        Exhibit A-2:  CJA's May 22, 1996 letter to Chief Counsel/Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts
        Exhibit A-3:   CJA's March 21, 2001 letter to President George W. Bush
        Exhibit A-4:  March 26, 2001 letter from Bradford Berenson, Associate Counsel to the President
        Exhibit B-1: CJA's May 18, 1992 letter to Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell
        Exhibit B-2: CJA's Letter to the Editor, "Untrustworthy Ratings", NYT, 7/17/92
        Exhibit C: CJA's October 31, 1995 letter to Patricia Hynes, Second Circuit Representative/ABA Standing Committee
                          on Federal Judiciary
        Exhibit D-1 Senator Strom Thurmond's June 13, 1996 letter to CJA
        Exhibit D-2: pp. 4-5 of Senate Judiciary Committee's May 21, 1996 hearing on "The Role of the ABA in the Judicial
                         Selection Process"
        Exhibit E: CJA's April 26, 1996 letter to Senate Judiciary Committee
        Exhibit F:  Chairman Hatch's June 12, 1996 letter to CJA
        Exhibit G-1: CJA's June 18, 1996 letter to Chairman Hatch
        Exhibit G-2: CJA's June 26, 1996 fax to Senate Judiciary Committee
        Exhibit H: Pages 790-1 of transcript of Senate Judiciary Committee's June 25, 1996 "hearing" on the confirmation of
                       Lawrence Kahn's nomination to the District Court for the Northern District of New York
        Exhibit I-1: CJA's June 28, 1996 letter to Chairman Hatch
        Exhibit I-2: Certified mail/return receipts to/from Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott & Senate Minority Leader Tom
                         Daschle, as well as fax coversheets and transmittal receipts
        Exhibit J-1:  CJA's July 15, 1996 faxed memo to Senate Judiciary Committee counsel
        Exhibit J-2: CJA's July 15, 1996 fax to Legislative Assistant to Senate Majority Leader Lott
        Exhibit J-3: CJA's July 15, 1996 fax to Legislative Assistant to Senate Minority Leader Daschle
        Exhibit J-4: CJA's July 15, 1996 letter to Chief Counsel/Senator Herbert Kohl
        Exhibit J-5: CJA's July 16, 1996 letter to staff/Senate Minority Leader Daschle
        Exhibit J-6: CJA's itemized phone bill
        Exhibit J-7: descriptive chronology of CJA's Senate contacts, July 15-July 16, 1996
        Exhibit K:  July 15, 1996 memo to Senate Judiciary Committee from Bill Van Allen & Faye Rabenda
        Exhibit L: Senate confirmation of Lawrence Kahn to District Court/NDNY
        Exhibit M-1: CJA's July 30, 1998 letter to Leah Belaire/Investigative Counsel/Senate Judiciary Committee
        Exhibit M-2: CJA's August 3, 1998 letter to staff/Senate Judiciary Committee
        Exhibit M-3: CJA's August 19, 1998 letter to Leah Belaire/Investigative Counsel/Senate Judiciary Committee
        Exhibit N-1: "Without Merit: The Empty Promise of Judicial Discipline", by Elena Sassower, The Long Term
                          
View (Massachusetts School of Law) (summer 1997)
       
Exhibit N-2:
CJA's March 10, 1998 memorandum to House Judiciary Committee
       
Exhibit N-3:
CJA's March 23, 1998 memorandum to House Judiciary Committee
       
Exhibit O-1:
CJA's statement for inclusion in the record of the House Judiciary Committee's June 11, 1998
                          
"Oversight Hearing of the Administration and Operation of the Federal Judiciary"
       
Exhibit O-2:
Coversheet to Compendium substantiating CJA's s statement
       
Exhibit O-3:
  CJA's June 19, 1998 memo to counsel/House Judiciary Committee


CJA's July 11, 2001 letter to Senate Judiciary Committee members -- "RE: CJA's request for your public support for hearings to be held on judicial discipline and removal by the Senate Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts -- including threshold hearings on the 1993 Report of the National Commission on Judicial Discipline and Removal"

CJA's July 11, 2001 letter to Senate Majority Leader Thomas Daschle & Senate Minority Leader Trent Lott -- "RE: (1) CJA's invitation of your response to its July 3, 2001 letter to Senator Schumer, including at the upcoming hearing on 'important issues relating to the judicial nominating process' by his Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts; and (2) CJA's request for your public endorsement of Senator Schumer's holding of hearings on federal judicial discipline and removal, including threshold hearings on the 1993 Report of the National Commission on Judicial Discipline and Removal or, if for some reason such is not forthcoming, your prompt arrangements for hearings on the National Commission's 1993 Report by some other appropriate congressional body"

CJA's July 14, 2001 letter to Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton
-- "RE: Request for your Senatorial Endorsement of Hearings on Federal Judicial Discipline and Removal by the Senate Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts -- Including Threshold Hearings on the 1993 Report of the National Commission on Judicial Discipline and Removal"


2004


CJA's February 13, 2004 memorandum to Senator Patrick Leahy, Ranking Member/Senate Judiciary Committee and to Senator Joseph Lieberman, Ranking Member/Senate Governmental Affairs Committee -- "RE: The Supreme Court's impeachable repudiation of congressionally-imposed obligations of disqualification & disclosure under 28 U.S.C. 455 and disregard for the single recommendation addressed to it by the 1993 Report of the National Commission on Judicial Discipline and Removal that it consider establishing an internal mechanism to review judicial misconduct complaints against its Justices"
 
                      CJA's February 12, 2004 letter to Chief Justice William Rehnquist
                                                SEE  Test Case - Federal (Mangano)

                      CJA's February 12, 2004 coverletter to Associate Justices   
 

CJA's February 17, 2004 memorandum to Senator Leahy & Senator Lieberman

                      CJA's July 31, 2001 letter to House Judiciary Committee counsel
                      CJA's September 4, 2001 letter to House Judiciary Committee counsel
                      CJA's July 30, 2002 letter to House Judiciary Committee counsel
                      CJA's July 31, 2002 letter to House Judiciary Committee counsel
                      CJA's  June 4, 2003 letter/memo to Senator Kennedy (at pp. 5-10)
                            CJA's June 4, 2003 transmitting memo to Senators Leahy, Schumer, Feingold & Edwards
                                              


2008

CJA's May 13, 2008 Memo to Senate Leadership

CJA's June 19, 2008 letter to Rachana Bhowmik, Legislative Counsel -- Office of U.S. Senator Barack Obama --
"RE:
STATUS OF YOUR REVIEW OF 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%”

CJA's June 19, 2008 letter to Adam J. Barker, Legislative Correspondent -- Office of U.S. Senator John McCain --
"RE:
STATUS OF YOUR REVIEW OF 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%”

June 19, 2008 e-mail from Adam Barker (2:31 p.m.) --"Subject: RE: Status of Your Review of CJA's May 13, 2008 memo -- Federal Judicial Discipline & Judicial Salaries"

CJA's June 19, 2008 e-mail to Adam Barker (2:40 p.m.) -- "Subject: Thank you, kindly -- RE: Status of Your Review of CJA's May 13, 2008 memo -- Federal Judicial Discipline & Judicial Salaries"

June 19, 2008 e-mail from Senator McCain's General Counsel, Lee Dunn (4:09 p.m.) -- "Subject: FW: Status of Your Review of CJA's May 13, 2008 memo -- Federal Judicial Discipline & Judicial Salaries"

CJA's June 19, 2008 e-mail to Lee Dunn (4:28 p.m.) -- "Subject: Thank you for your prompt acknowledgment -- RE: Status of Your Review of CJA's May 13, 2008 memo -- Federal Judicial Discipline & Judicial Salaries"

CJA's June 25, 2008 memo toSenate Judiciary Committee Leadership --
          "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%'" 

CJA's June 26, 2008 transmittal memo to...Senator Charles Grassley --  "RE: STATUS OF YOUR REVIEW...: " 

CJA's June 26, 2008 to Senator Obama's Legislative Counsel Rachana Bhowmik -- "RE:  Your promised follow-up with Senate Majority Leader Reid & Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Leahy: CJA's May 13, 2008 memo for hearings on federal judicial discipline & judicial pay"

CJA's June 26, 2008 to Senator McCain's General Counsel Lee Dunn -- "RE:  Request for follow-up with Senate Minority Leader McConnell & Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Specter: CJA's May 13, 2008 memo for hearings on federal judicial discipline & judicial pay"

 


NOTE: For correspondence to New York Home-State Senators Charles Schumer& Hillary Rodham Clinton pertaining to New York State judicial discipline, see CJA's July 26, 2001 memo to New York congressional delegation AND Paper Trail to Jail in "Disruption of Congress" Case

 

 

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