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CJA's People's Campaign to Hold
the Commission to Investigate Public Corruption True
to its Name & Announced Purpose

THE PEOPLE HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY --
& EVIDENCE TO BACK IT UP


 ELENA SASSOWER, Director,
Center for Judicial Accountability, Inc. (CJA)

9-13-13 request to testify

VIDEO clip of Elena Sassower's testimony at September 17, 2013 hearing

photos: #1  #2  #3  #4  #5

referred-to:
 August 5, 2013 letter to Commission
"RE:  Keeping the Commission to Investigate Public Corruption True
to its Name & Announced Purpose"

& corrrespondence based thereon:

CJA's August 27, 2013 e-mail to Commission -- "Subject: Status: Our August 5, 2013 Letter -- 'Keeping the Commission to Investigate Public Corruption True to its Name & Announced Purpose"

CJA's September 3, 2013 e-mail to Commission -- "Subject: Request that the Upcoming Public Hearings of the Commission to Investigate Public Corruption be Live-Streamed, Videoed & Stenographically-Recorded, Etc."

CJA's September 6, 2013 e-mail to Commission -- "Subject: MISSING PRESS RELEASES:  What's going on with the Commission to Invesigate Public Corruption's Public Hearings?"


referred-to:
verified complaint in lawsuit vs Governor Cuomo
& Attorney General Schneiderman, suing them for corruption, fraud, & grand larceny of the public fisc with respect to judicial pay raises

referred-to corruption complaints:

CJA's April 15, 2013 corruption complaint
to U.S. Attorney Bharara (SDNY) 

CJA's May 13, 2013 corruption complaint
to U.S. Attorney Lynch (EDNY)


CJA's June 13, 2013 corruption complaint
to U.S. Attorney Hartunian (NDNY)

CJA's June 4, 2013 letter to Senate Committee on Investigations & Government Operations & Assembly Committee on Oversight, Analysis & Investigation

CJA's June 27, 2013 ethics complaint
to NYS Joint Commission on Public Ethics


CJA's July 11, 2013 corruption complaint
to NYS Inspector General 

CJA's July 19, 2013 corruption complaint
to Albany County District Attorney Soares

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Written Testimony
September 17, 2013 hearing, NYC

referred-to evidence:

VIDEO
of Commission on Judicial Compensation's July 20, 2011 hearing
-- Elena Sassower at 3:12:58 - 3:24:23
       

 
Test Case- State (Commission)

Test Case-Federal (Mangano)

 VIDEO
of Senator John Sampson's June 8, 2009 and September 24, 2009 Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on the Commmission on Judicial Conduct & court-controlled attorney disciplinary system

CJA's statement prepared for Senate Judiciary Committee's aborted December 16, 2009 hearing on the Commission on Judicial Conduct & court-controlled attorney disciplinary system

CJA v. Governor Cuomo, et al

VIDEO
of Legislature's February 6, 2013 budget hearing on "Public Protection" -- Elena Sassower testifying last at 07:21:50 mins.


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See August 5, 2013 letter to Commission (above)

August 22, 2013 e-mail to Commission Special Advisor Barbara Bartoletti
attaching: 
CJA's August 21, 2013 letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo  --
"RE:  Achieving BOTH a Properly Functioning Legislature & the Public Trust Act (Program Bill #3) -- the Sine Qua Non for 'Government Working'"

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Subsequent Correspondence

CJA's September 18, 2013 e-mail to Commission -- "RE: Sept 17th Testimony of Elena Sassower, Director/Center for Judicial Accountability"

CJA's September 19, 2013 e-mail to Commission --
"Request for CD-Video & Transcript of Commission's September 17th Public Hearing"

CJA's September 25, 2013 e-mail to Commission --
"Request for CD-Video & Transcript of Commission's September 24th Public Hearing"

CJA's October 17, 2013 letter to Commission Members & Special Advisors
-- "RE: Follow-Up to September 17, 2013 Testimony
(1) CJA's Unresponded-to August 5, 2013 Letter and Subsequent Correspondence Pertaining to the Commission's Procedures, Rules, Protocol for Conflicts of Interest, and Public Hearings;
(2) CJA's Unresponded-to July 19, 2013 corruption complaint and intervention request to Commission Member Albany County District Attorney Soares"

CJA's October 24, 2013 letter to Commission
-- "RE: Public Access to the Record of the Commission's September 17th and September 24th Public Hearings: Written Testimony & Other Supporting Materials"

cc: Elena Sassower's Oct. 25, 2013 letter to transcription company --
"RE: The Pattern of Errors in the Stenographic Transcription of the Oral Testimony of Elena Sassower at the September 17, 2013 Public Hearing of the Commission to Investigate Public Corruption -- Material to Her Presentation as to the Commission's Conflicts of Interest"
-- materially false transcription

cc:  CJA's November 8, 2013 FOIL request to the NYS Board of Elections  -- "RE: Documentarily-Establishing that the New York State Board of Elections is "Low-Hanging Fruit" for the Conflict-Ridden Commission to Investigate Public Corruption

cc: CJA's November 12, 2013 FOIL request to NYS Division of the Budget -- "RE: New York State Board of Elections Budget Records - Fiscal Years 1989-1990 through 2013-2014"

cc: CJA's November 12, 2013 records request to Secretary of the Senate -- "RE: Oversight & Budget Hearings of the New York State Board of Elections"

cc: CJA's November 12, 2013 records request to Assembly Public Information Officer -- "RE: Oversight & Budget Hearings of the New York State Board of Elections"

cc: CJA's November 13, 2013 letter to District Attorney Soares -- "RE:  What are Your Procedures for Handling Public Corruption Complaints? -- & Other Questions that an Unconflicted Commission to Investigate Public Corruption Would Ask"

CJA's November 15, 2013 e-mail to Commission --
"RE:  FOIL Request: Request for Transcript of Commission's October 28th Public Hearing & Other Documents Pertaining to the October 28th Hearing"
         attachments

cc: CJA's December 11, 2013 letter  --
"RE:
 SAFEGUARDING THE PUBLIC PURSE FROM JUDICIAL FRAUD & LARCENY:..." 

CJA's January 7, 2014 letter to Commission
 -- "RE:  FOLLOWING THE MONEY: 
(1) investigating & reporting on the fraud and larcey in the proposed Judciary and Legislative budgets for fiscal year 2014-2015 presented by CJA's December 11 and December 30, 2013 letters;
(2) supplement to CJA's July 19, 2013 corruption complaint & intervention request"

CJA's January 14, 2014 letter--
"RE: 
Vindicating the Public’s Rights under Article VII, §1 of the NYS Constitution & Legislative Law §32-a
:
     
(1) request to testify at the Legislature’s joint budget hearings in opposition to the proposed Judiciary & Legislative budgets;
      (2) request for information/records as to the process, if any, by which the Legislature’s proposed budget was compiled."

 

 

Preview for later presentation:

U.S. Attorneys:

US Attorneys for the Southern District of New York - Obermaier, White, Bharara

US Attorney for the Eastern District of New York - Lynch

US Attorney for the Northern District of New York -- Hartunian

District Attorneys:

Manhattan District Attorney -- Morgenthau

Brooklyn District Attorney-- Hynes

Albany District Attorney -- Soares

Manhattan District Attorney -- Vance

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