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Commission to Investigate Public Corruption:

10 district attorney members
At Every Turn...Undisclosed Conflicts of Interest

click here for:
 VIDEO clip of CJA Director Elena Sassower's oral testimony at Commission's Sept. 17, 2013 hearing

Two district attorney commissioners had wives who were judges --

1.  Syracuse County District Attorney -- & Commission Co-Chair -- William J. Fitzpatrick

        "Wife of chief Cuomo anticorruption defender up for judgeship", New York Post, July 31, 2014
                   -- Diane Fitzpatrick --

          "Onondaga County D.A. William Fitzpatrick will sail to 7th term unopposed", Syracuse.com, November 3, 2015 (Douglass Dowty)

2.   Bronx County District Attorney Robert Johnson

       "Judgeship Bid by Robert Johnson, Bronx District Attorney, Could Bolster Wife's Career", NYT, September 23, 2015 (James McKinley)

 

Three district attorney commissioners had judicial aspirations --
& went on to become judges...

1.   Franklin County District Attorney Derek P. Champagne

       "Champagne's judgeship is official", Press-Republican, November 5, 2014

      "Derek Champagne is sworn in as Family Court judge for Franklin County", youtube, January 2, 2015
 

2.   Erie County District Attorney Frank Sedita III 

                   "Erie County D.A. to run for seat on Supreme Court", Warner Cable News, September 17, 2015 (Ryan Whalen)

                    "Frank Sedita's first duties as a judge will be at a distance", Buffalo News, December 15, 2015 (Melinda Miller)

3.    Bronx County District Attorney Robert Johnson

       "Judgeship Bid by Robert Johnson, Bronx District Attorney, Could Bolster Wife's Career", NYT, September 23, 2015 (James McKinley)
   "Outgoing Bronx DA to score $300K in judge salary, pension", NY Post, October 10, 2015 (Kirstan Conley) 

 


AND THE OTHER DISTRICT ATTORNEY COMMISSIONERS...WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

1.      Albany County District Attorney P. David Soares.....UP FOR RE-ELECTION in 2016: http://davidsoares.com/

             
  his district attorney website:  here              his "public integrity unit":  here
              

2.         Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe -- now President of DAASNY

    October 2011 -- all party lines

    November 4, 2015 -- faced no opposition 

"Moreland commission member rips ethics package", Gannett, May 6, 2014

"Rockland D.A. Laments short life of Moreland Commission", Rockland Times, May 26, 2016 (Kathy Kahn)

"District Attorney Zugibe And FBI On The Prowl For Political Corruption?", Rockland Voice, March 2015 (Michael N. Hull)
            

                                             NOTE:  
 Attorney Salary in Rockland County


3.      Warren County District Attorney Kathleen B. Hogan................... up for re-election 2017 

          

4.      Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice

                               "David Gurfein opts to run against Kathleen Rice", March 2016

 

5.         Broome County District Attorney Gerald Mollen -- defeated 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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