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NYS


New York State Senate Judiciary Committee

& Senate

SEE: Judicial Selection -- NYS


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

                        SEE: record of
Doris L. Sassower v. Commission on Judicial Conduct -- a copy of which was provided to NYS Senate Judiciary Committee: May 1996


CJA's October 26, 2001 letter to Senator David A Paterson -- "RE: CJA's Request for Legislative Hearing/Investigation of the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct"
      Ex. A: inventory of transmittal
      Ex. B: M.L. Henry, Jr.'s January 16, 1987 judicial misconduct complaint
      Ex. C: Commission's acknowledgment & dismissal letters

                        SEE: record of
Elena Ruth Sassower, Coordinator of the Center for Judicial Accountability, Inc. acting pro bono publico v. Commission on Judicial Conduct of the State of New York -- Test Cases - State (Commission) -- a copy of which was provided to Senator Paterson at October 17, 2001 meeting with him


                       [CJA's October 21, 2001 letter to Assemblyman Keith Wright
                             "RE: (1) CJA's Request for Legislative Hearing/Investigation of the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct; (2) CJA's Invitation to former Supreme Court Justice Bruce Wright to Join CJA's Board of Directors, etc."] 


CJA's December 16, 2002 letter to Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno, Senate Minority Leader Martin Connor, & Senate Minority Leader-Elect David Paterson  -- "RE: (1) Postponing Senate Confirmation Proceedings on the Nomination of Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman James J. Lack to the Court of Claims to no earlier than January 9, 2003; (2) Constituting a More Neutral Senate Forum for the Holding of the Confirmation 'Hearing'; and (3) Commencing Review of CJA's Documentary Evidence of Chairman Lack's Unfitness for Judicial Office"   
   (indicated copies to Lack, NYS Senators, press)
         -- attaching City Bar's January 1997 "Report on Nomination and Confirmation of Court of Claims Judges"
         -- CJA's December 19, 2001 informational/FOIL request on judicial confirmations

                 Inventory of Substantiating Documents


SEE:     Judicial Selection: NY State - Appointments to Lower State Court: Chronological Paper Trail
           
Judicial Selection - NY State - Appointments to Lower State Courts: O'Rourke
           
Judicial Selection - NY State - Appointments to Lower State Courts: Newton
           
Judicial Selection - NY State - "Merit Selection" Appointments to the NY Court of Appeals -- Rosenblatt
           
Judicial Selection - NY State - "Merit Selection" Appointments to the NY Court of Appeals -- Graffeo
           
Judicial Selection -NY State -Appointments to Lower State Courts - Wetzel



CJA's March 5, 2003 memo to Senate and Assembly Judiciary Committee leaders -- "RE: Meeting with Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman John A. DeFrancisco, Monday, March 17th, at 10:30 a.m."
          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" 

                     SEE: final two motions in Elena Ruth Sassower v. Commission -- copies of which were given to Chairman DeFrancisco at March 17, 2003 meeting