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WEBPAGE FOR
LEGISLATURE'S JANUARY 30, 2018 BUDGET HEARING
ON "PUBLIC PROTECTION"

 

VIDEO of the January 30, 2018 hearing --
& CJA's testimony  (last witness)

& from another angle!

full transcript      CJA testimony transcript

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CJA's WRITTEN STATEMENT
IN SUPPORT OF TESTIMONY

January 29, 2018 e-mails --
"Questions for Chief Administrative Judge Marks
at Tomorrow's 'Public Protection' Budget Hearing for the NYS Legislature"


e-mail to Chief Administrative Judge Marks & Chief Judge DiFiore

e-mail to Senate & Assembly Judiciary Committee Chairs & Ranking Members

e-mail to Senate Judiciary Committee Rank-and-File

e-mail to Assembly Judiciary Committee Rank-and-File

e-mail to Senate & Assembly Fiscal Committee Chairs & Ranking Members

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click here for:
INVENTORY OF SUBSTANTIATING EVIDENCE --
handed up at hearing -- accessible via #6 and #7 below --

PLUS --
 
(1)    Executive Summary to CJA's October 27, 2011 Opposition Report

(2) 
CJA's October 27, 2011 Opposition Report  (w/o exhibits)

(3)  CJA's December 31, 2015 letter
to Chief Judge Nominee/Westchester D.A. Janet DiFiore


(4)  CJA's January 15, 2016 letter to
Temporary Senate President Flanagan & Assembly Speaker Heastie
and its enclosed 12-page Statement of Further Particulars

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1.

THE FIVE VERIFIED PLEADINGS
IN CJA's CITIZEN-TAXPAYER ACTIONS

 CJA's FIRST citizen-taxpayer action

(1)  March 28, 2014 verified complaint
(fiscal year 2014-2015) -- see 2nd cause of action: Judiciary budget

 (2)  March 31, 2015 verified supplemental complaint
(fiscal year 2015-2016) -- see 6th cause of action: Judiciary budget

(3)  March 23, 2016 verified second supplemental complaint
(fiscal year 2016-2017) -- see 10th cause of action: judiciary budget
(also see Exhibits 37-43)

  CJA's SECOND citizen-taxpayer action


(4) September 2, 2016 verified complaint
(fiscal year 2016-2017)  -- see 2nd cause of action: judiciary budget

(5)  March 29, 2017 verified supplemental complaint
(fiscal year 2017-2018) -- see reiterated 2nd cause of action: judiciary budget


2.

TORPEDOED BY THE DOUBLE WHAMMY
OF ATTORNEY GENERAL LITIGATION FRAUD & FRAUDULENT JUDICIAL DECISIONS

Attorney General Litigation Fraud
 -- summarized by plaintiffs' complaints to the Attorney Grievance Committees 

Fraudulent Judicial Decisions
 -- summarized by plaintiffs' complaint & supplements to Commission on Judicial Conduct

 

3.
THE JUDICIARY'S DECEMBER 1, 2017 TWO-PART BUDGET

 
Operating Budget &  General State Charges

December 4, 2017, New York Law Journal
"
NY Judiciary Seeks $44.4M Budget Increase but Stays Within 2% Cap"


CJA's January 26, 2018 FOIL request to Office of Court Administration --
"RE:  Chief Administrative Judge approvals of increases, decreases, and interchanges in fiscal year 2017-2018, as authorized by Sec. 2 of Legislative/Judiciary Budget Bill #S.2001/A.3001"

OCA's January 26, 2018 acknowledgment


OCA's February 22, 2018 response

 

4.

GOVERNOR CUOMO's JANUARY 16, 2018 EXECUTIVE BUDGET --

VIDEO -- Governor Cuomo's budget address --
at 25 mins/45 secs:  “The Judiciary is asking for a 2-1/2 % increase...." 

Division of the Budget's website

Governor Cuomo's Legislative/Judiciary Budget Bill #S.7501/A.9501


Judiciary's webpage on Division of Budget website


CJA's January 16, 2018 FOIL request to the Governor --
"Subject:  The Governor's 'recommendations' pertaining to the Legislative & Judiciary budgets
for fiscal year 2018-2019"

Governor's January 23, 2018 acknowledgment

Governor's February 21, 2018 extension letter

Governor's March 21, 2018 extension letter

5.

THE LEGISLATURE's HEARING SCHEDULE
& COLOR BOOKS
 

January 16, 2018
announcement of budget hearing schedule

Senate Majority White Book  -- January 22, 2018      judiciary portion

Senate Minority Blue Book    judiciary portion

Assembly Majority's Yellow Book     judiciary portion


Assembly Minority's Green Book      judiciary portion




6.

 COMMISSION ON JUDICIAL CONDUCT

 

 

 

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December 4, 2017
"
NY Judiciary Seeks $44.4M Budget Increase but Stays Within 2% Cap"
New York Law Journal

January 17, 2018
"Cuomo's Judiciary Budget Plan Receives Mixed Reviews"
New York Law Journal (Josefa Velasquez)

January 22, 2018
"Cuomo's Judiciary Budget Includes Judiciary Audits"
New York Law Journal (Josefa Velasquez)

January 25, 2018
"Chief Judge Lauds New York for Legal Representation of Low-Income People"
New York Law Journal (Susan DeSantis)

January 29, 2018
"State Precluded From Spending $100 Million on Civil Legal Needs of Low-Income People"
New York Law Journal (ltr to the editor, Michael P. Friedman, Esq.)

January 30, 2018
"Administrative Judge Questions Cuomo's Proposal for an 8-Hour Day From State Judges"
New York Law Journal (Josefa Velasquez)

January 31, 2018
"Constitution Does Allow Judiciary to Fund Civil Legal Service Organizations"
New York Law Journal (ltr to the editor, NYS Bar Association President Sharon Stern Gerstman)

 

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