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New York State Assembly Judiciary Committee

 

 

NJC's  February 3, 1992 letter to Chairman G. Oliver Koppell/Assembly Judiciary Committee
  (indicated copy to John Feerick, Chairman/NYS Commission on Gov't Integrity)
      Ex. A-1: December 18, 1991 letter from Governor Cuomo's Counsel to the Director of Criminal Justice
      Ex. A-2: Doris Sassower's October 24, 1991 letter to Governor Cuomo
               --  3-year judge-trading deal
               -- "Cross-Endorsement: Questions of Protection", ltr to editor, Doris Sassower, NYT, 6/9/91
               -- "Judicial Selection Panels: An Exercise in Futility", Doris Sassower, NYLJ, 10/22/71
               --  Doris Sassower's Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory listing, 1989
      Ex. B: Commission on Judicial Conduct's October 31, 1991 acknowledgment ltr
      Ex. C: NJC's January 2, 1992 ltr to Commission on Judicial Conduct
              
 --  Doris Sassower's December 19, 1991 ltr to Governor Cuomo
               -- Judge Kahn's October 17, 1990 decision in Castracan v. Colavita
               -- affidavit of Professor Vincent Bonelli, sworn to 10/14/90
               -- eyewitness affidavit of Eli Vigliano, Esq., sworn to 10/14/90
               -- eyewitness affirmation of David Cohen, Esq., dated 10/5/90
               -- Doris Sassower's October 31, 1991 letter to Governor Cuomo
               -- "Impartial body must oversee courts", ltr to editor, Paul Pontorno, Gannett, 12/30/91
      Ex. D: Commission on Judicial Conduct's January 7, 1992 dismissal letter
      Ex. E: Commission on Judicial Conduct's January 13, 1992 acknowledgment letter
      Ex. F: Koppell's drafted bill to establish a State Office of Judicial Inspector General
      Ex. G: Commission on Judicial Conduct's budget request

NJC's May 8, 1992 fax to Chairman Koppell, transmitting NJC's March 20, 1992 memo to Governor Cuomo's Task Force on Judicial Diversity

NJC's May 12, 1992 letter to Chairman Koppell

         -- transmitting a copy of the files of Castracan v. Colavita and Sady v. Murphy     


NJC's January 6, 1993 letter to Counsel to Chairman Koppell

NJC's February 8, 1993 letter to Counsel to Chairman Koppell

NJC's August 25, 1993 fax to Counsel to Chairman Koppell


        
 SEE:  Continuation of CJA's correspondence with G. Oliver Koppell, in his capacity as Attorney General

CJA's May 6, 1994 letter to Legislative Assistant to Chairwoman Weinstein

CJA's April 7, 1995 letter to Counsel to Chairwoman Weinstein
 

CJA's May 18, 1995 letter to Counsel to Chairwoman Weinstein


CJA's August 14, 1995 fax to Counsel to Chairwoman Weinstein

CJA's August 22, 1995 fax to Counsel to Chairwoman Weinstein
   -- enclosing copy of CJA's August 22, 1995 letter to Fund for Modern Courts -- to which the Assembly Judiciary Committee was an indicated recipient     

   -- transmittal of a copy of the file of Doris L. Sassower v. Commission on Judicial Conduct


CJA's October 11, 1995 letter to Assembly Judiciary Committee
 

CJA's October 16, 1995 letter to Assembly Judiciary Committee

 

CJA's Final Agenda for October 24, 1995 meeting, with recommendations

 

              CJA's Inventory of Transmitted Files: 10/24/95 meeting

 

CJA's December 15, 1995 letter to Assembly Judiciary Committee -- Patricia Gorman, Counsel
  (indicated copies to Commission on Judicial Conduct, Fund for Modern Courts, Attorney General, Ethics Commission)
    Ex. A:  22 NYCRR 7000.1 (Definitions), 7000.3 (Investigations & dispositions); Judiciary Law 44 (Complaint, investigation; hearing and disposition); NYS Constitution, Article VI, Sec. 22
    Ex. B: "Comm'n Abandons Investigative Mandate", CJA letter to editor, NYLJ, 8/14/95
    Ex. C: CJA's September 14, 1995 letter to Henry Berger, Chairman/Commission on Judicial Conduct
    Ex. D: CJA's September 14, 1995 letter to Richard Rifkin, Executive Director/Ethics Commission
    Ex. E: CJA's September 19, 1995 letter to Attorney General Dennis Vacco
    Ex. F: CJA's August 22, 1995 letter to John Feerick, Chairman/Fund for Modern Courts
    Ex. G: John Feerick's August 28, 1995 letter
    Ex. H: 1/16/87 judicial misconduct complaint, filed with Commission by M.L. Henry, Jr.
    Ex. I: Commission on Judicial Conduct's January 23, 1987 & July 24, 1987 acknowledgment & dismissal letters
    Ex. J: transcript excerpt from September 22, 1987 Assembly Judiciary Committee hearing on Comm'n on Judicial Conduct
    Ex. K: final page of M.L. Henry, Jr.'s written testimony

CJA's January 9, 1996 letter to Counsel to Chairwoman Weinstein

CJA's May 23, 1996 letter to Assembly Judiciary Committee, with accompanying memo on proposed bill
  (indicated copies to Commission on Judicial Conduct, Attorney General, Ethics Commission, Manhattan D.A.,City Bar, NYS Bar Association, NY County Lawyers Assoc., Fund for Modern Courts, Judge Duckman's attorney)
    
Ex. A: CJA's May 7, 1996 press release
     Ex. B: City Bar's May 10, 1996 statement
     Ex. C-1: CJA's March 20, 1995 informational request to Commission on Judicial Conduct
     Ex. C-2: Commission's March 21, 1995 letter
     Ex. C-3: CJA's April 4, 1995 letter
     Ex. C-4: Commission's April 6, 1995 letter
     Ex. C-5: CJA's April 20, 1995 letter to Commission
     Ex. C-6: Commission's April 21, 1995 letter
     Ex. C-7: CJA's May 18, 1995 letter
     Ex. C-8: Commission's May 22, 1995 letter
     Ex. C-9: CJA's June 29, 1995 letter to Commission
     Ex. C-10: Commission's July 3, 1995 letter
     Ex. D:  Committee on Open Government's May 24, 1995 letter
     Ex. E:  CJA's March 10, 1995 judicial misconduct complaint to Commission
     Ex. F:  CJA's September 14, 1995 letter to Henry T. Berger, Chairman/Commission
     Ex. G: CJA's April 6, 1995 & April 10, 1995 ltrs to Commission & Commission's April 12, 1995 ltr
     Ex. H: Commission's March 11, 1993 dismissal of complaint filed by Paul Kamenar, Esq.
                Paul Kamenar's March 23, 1993 letter
     Ex. I:   Commission's June 21, 1994 dismissal of complaint filed by George Alessio, Esq.
                George Alessio's June 27, 1994 letter
                Commission's July 15, 1994 letter
     Ex. J:  CJA's June 10, 1994 letter
                Commission's June 29, 1994 letter
     Ex. K: Norman Saferstein's March 31, 1995 letter
                Commission's April 11, 1995 letter
                Commission's July 6, 1995 letter to Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan
     Ex. L:  Questionnaire for candidates for Associate Judge: NY Court of Appeals
                Questionnaire of Mayor's Committee on the Judiciary
                City Bar's Uniform Judicial questionnaire
                U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee's questionnaire
     Ex. M: Commission's brochure
                    
CJA's June 13, 1996 letter to Associate Counsel to Chairwoman Weinstein

CJA's May 5, 1997notice-challenge -- RE: File of Article 78 proceeding, Doris L. Sassower v. Commission on Judicial Conduct, N.Y. Co. Clerk #95-109141"
      Ex. A-1: "Commission Abandons Investigative Mandate", CJA's letter to editor, NYLJ, 8/14/95
      Ex. A-2: "A Call for Concerted Action", CJA's $1,648 ad, NYLJ, 11/20/96
      Ex. B: CJA's 3-page analysis of the fraudulent judicial decision in Doris L. Sassower v. Commission, with annexed law: 22 NYCRR 7000.1 et seq., Judiciary Law 44.1, NYS Constitution, Article VI, Sec. 22
 

CJA's March 5, 2003 memo to Senate and Assembly Judiciary Committee leaders
          transmitting "NOT ACCOUNTABLE TO THE PUBLIC" -- 1989 Report of the New York State Comptroller Edward Regan, with his press release "COMMISSION ON JUDICIAL CONDUCT NEEDS OVERSIGHT" 

 


 

 

 

 

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