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Case Study #1
Castracan v. Colavita

NJC's January 10, 1991 letter to Michael Tabak/U.S. Attorney's Office-SDNY -- "RE: Castracan v. Colavita"
                      SEE:  Castracan v. Colavita - NY Judicial "Elections"

Asst. U.S. Attorney Lisa Margaret Smith's January 16, 1991 letter

NJC's January 28, 1991 letter to Asst. U.S. Attorney Smith -- "RE:
Castracan v. Colavita"

NJC's March 28, 1991 letter to Asst. U.S. Attorney Smith

Asst. U.S. Attorney Smith's April 2, 1991 letter


                                      click here for:  US Dept of Justice

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Case Study #2
Doris L. Sassower v. Commission on Judicial Conduct

Notice to the U.S. Attorney of Right to Seek Intervention in Doris L. Sassower v. Commission on Judicial Conduct of the State of New York, April 10, 1995
     Exhibit A: CJA's October 26, 1994 ad-complaint, "Where Do You Go When Judges Break the Law?"
     Exhibit B-1: Martindale-Hubbell law listing, 1989
     Exhibit B-2: Elected Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, 1989
     Exhibit C: October 5, 1989 judicial misconduct complaint
     Exhibit D: October 24, 1991 judicial misconduct complaint
     Exhibit E: January 2, 1992 judicial misconduct complaint
     Exhibit F: December 4, 1992 judicial misconduct complaint
     Exhibit G:  September 19, 1994 judicial misconduct complaint
     Exhibit H: October 5, 1994 judicial misconduct complaint
     Exhibit I: October 26, 1994 judicial misconduct complaint
     Exhibit J: December 5, 1994 judicial misconduct complaint
     Exhibit K: Commission acknowledgment letters
     Exhibit L: Commission dismissal letters
     Exhibit M: January 22, 1993 letter to Commission
     Exhibit N:  May 20, 1986 judicial misconduct complaint

CJA's August 1, 1995 letter to Deputy Chief/Criminal Division -- "RE: Abandonment of fundamental litigation and adjudicative standards in politically sensitive state court proceedings and complicity of state agencies and offices"
            -- transmitting file of Doris L. Sassower v. Commission
            -- transmitting CJA's March 14, 1995 misconduct complaint to Brooklyn D.A. Hynes against the Chief of his Corruption Investigation Division

CJA's August 17, 1995 handwritten note for U.S. Attorney's intervention, inscribed on copy of "Comm'n Abandons Investigative Mandate"

CJA's May 5, 1997 notice-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 May 6, 1997 letter to Michele Hirshman, Chief/Public Corruption Unit --
"RE: Systemic Public Corruption in New York State, Unredressed by the State"


May 19, 1997 letter from Michele Hirshman, Chief/Public Corruption Unit

June 27, 1997 letter from Michele Hirshman, Chief/Public Corruption Unit

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Case Study #3
Elena Ruth Sassower v. Commission on Judicial Conduct

April 22, 1999 Notice of Right to the U.S. Attorney to Seek Intervention in Elena Ruth Sassower, Coordinator of the Center for Judicial Accountability, Inc, v. Commission on Judicial Conduct of the State of New York
     Exhibit A: CJA's May 5, 1997 memorandum-notice, with 3-page analysis of the fraudulent judicial decision in Doris L. Sassower v. Commission on Judicial Conduct
      Exhibit B: CJA's $3,077 ad, "Restraining 'Liars in the Courtroom' and on the Public Payroll" (NYLJ, 8/27/97, pp. 3-4)
      Exhibit C-1: CJA's October 6, 1998 judicial misconduct complaint, filed with Commission on Judicial Conduct [Commission]
      Exhibit C-2: CJA's October 5, 1998 letter to Commission on Judicial Nomination
      Exhibit D-1: CJA's November 3, 1998 letter to Commission
      Exhibit D-2: Commission's November 3, 1998 letter to CJA
      Exhibit E:    CJA's November 18, 1998 letter to City Bar
      Exhibit F-1: Commission's December 2, 1998 letter to CJA
      Exhibit F-2: CJA's December 10, 1998 letter to Commission
      Exhibit F-3: Commission's December 23, 1998 letter to CJA
      Exhibit F-4: CJA's December 29, 1998 letter to Commission
      Exhibit F-5: Commission's January 25, 1999 letter to CJA
      Exhibit F-6: CJA's February 3, 1999 letter to Commission
      Exhibit F-7: Commission's February 5, 1999 letter to CJA
      Exhibit G: CJA's March 11, 1999 letter to Commission
      Exhibit H: pp. 368-72 of NYS Assembly Judiciary Committee's September 22, 1987 public hearing on the Commission

CJA's October 21, 1999 criminal complaint to U.S. Attorney/SDNY -- Public Corruption Unit -- "RE: (1) Investigation of systemic state governmental corruption in which the NYS Attorney General is actively complicitous, including by his litigation fraud in defending state judges and the NYS Commission on Judicial Conduct, sued for corruption; (2) Intervention in 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 (NY Co. #99-108551); (3) Recusal of the U.S. Attorney and referral to the Public Integrity Section of the U.S. Justice Department's Criminal Division"
            Ex. A-1: Justice Dept. Report to Congress: 1997 -- pp. 1-2
            Ex. A-2:  28 USC Sec 528: disqualification of Justice Dept. officers & employees
            Ex. B:  "Restraining 'Liars in the Courtroom' and on the Public Payroll", CJA's $3,077 ad, NYLJ, 8/27/97
            Ex. C-1: Inventory
            Ex. C-2: Inventory
            Ex. D:  April 12, 1999 letter from Deputy Chief/Public Integrity Section/Justice Dept.
            Ex. E:  August 31, 1999 letter from Chief, Civil Rights Unit/SDNY
            Ex. F:  "State Commission Can Refuse to Investigate Judge", NYLJ, 10/5/99

         --   transmitting record in Elena Ruth Sassower v. Commission

December 30, 1999 letter from Andrew Dember, Chief/Public Corruption Unit

CJA’s March 17, 2000 letter - ATT: Andrew Dember -- "RE: (1) Your wilful disregard of conflict of interest rules in connection with CJA's October 21, 1999 criminal complaint and request for intervention in 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 (NY Co. #99-108551); (2) Supervision by your superiors and, specifically, by Mary Jo White, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York"

CJA’s April 24, 2000 letter to U.S. Attorney Mary Jo White -- "RE: CJA's March 17, 2000 request for your supervisory review of the official misconduct of Andrew Dember, Chief of the Public Corruption Unit"

April 26, 2000 letter from Alan Kaufman, Chief/Criminal Division

CJA’s August 9, 2000 letter to U.S. Attorney Mary Jo White -- "RE: Request for your supervisory review of the official misconduct of Alan Kaufman, Chief of the Criminal Division, covering up the official misconduct of Andrew Dember, Chief of the Public Corruption Unit"

August 15, 2000 letter from Shirah Neiman, Deputy U.S. Attorney

CJA’s September 6, 2000 letter to U.S. Attorney Mary Jo White -- "RE" (1) Your knowledge and approval of Shirah Neiman's August 15, 2000 letter to CJA, purporting to respond to CJA's August 9, 2000 letter to you (pp. 1-4); (2) CJA's request, heretofore unresponded-to, for 'rules and regulations' pertaining to 28 USC 528, 'Disqualification of officers and employees of the Department of Justice' (p. 3)"

CJA's March 23, 2001 Complaint of Professional Misconduct, filed with the US Justice Department's Office of Professional Responsibility "...against Mary Jo White, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and the following attorneys under her supervision: (a) Andrew S. Dember, Chief of the Public Corruption Unit; (b) Alan R. Kaufman, Chief of the Criminal Division; (c) Shirah Neiman, Deputy, U.S. Attorney"

CJA's March 23, 2001 letter to U.S. Attorney White -- RE" Complaint of professional misconduct against you and staff, filed with the Justice Department's Office of Professional Responsibility"

CJA's April 18, 2001 letter to U.S. Attorney White, given to her in hand -- "RE: Intervention by the U.S. Attorney in the appeal 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 (NY Co. #108551/99; Appellate Division, First Dept.: Cal #2000-5434: September 2001 Term)"
                --   transmitting record in Elena Ruth Sassower v. Commission

May 3, 2001 letter from Office of Professional Responsibility

                                            
                         click here for: CJA's Freedom of Information Act requests


CJA's May 10, 2001 letter to U.S. Attorney White
"-- RE: Intervention by the U.S. Attorney in the appeal 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 (NY Co. #108551/99; Appellate Division, First Dept.: September 2001 Term)"

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Case Study #4
Center for Judicial Accountability, et al. v. Cuomo, et al.

click here for:  
CJA's April 15, 2013 corruption complaint
to U.S. Attorney Bharara 

What's Taking You So Long, Preet?:
CJA's Three Litigations whose Records are Perfect "Paper Trails"

for Indicting New York's Highest Public Officers for Corruption 

Assisting U.S. Attorney Bharara Live Up To His Rhetoric


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Case Study #5
New York's untouched "culture of corruption"

CJA's September 27, 2017 corruption complaint to U.S. Attorney (SDNY)
complaint form-side 1  side 2

 

 

 

 

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