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Alliance for Justice
 

1992   

CJA's May 7, 1992 letter to George Kassouf, Director/Judicial Selections -- "RE: Federal Judicial Nominations"
         -- transmitting CJA's May 1, 1992 case-study critique of federal judicial selection

CJA's May 8, 1992 fax

CJA's May 8, 1992 fax to George Kassouf

CJA's May 14, 1992 fax to George Kassouf

CJA's May 15, 1992 fax to George Kassouf

CJA's May 19, 1992 fax to George Kassouf

CJA's May 27, 1992 fax to Nan Aron, Executive Director

CJA's June 3, 1992 fax to Nan Aron


1996   

CJA's August 13, 1996 letter to Nan Aron, President -- "RE: Coalition for non-partisan reform"  (indicated copy to Free Congress Foundation)
       -- transmitting pages from 1986 Common Cause Report, "Assembly-Line Approval"
           & from 1988 Twentieth Century Fund Report "Judicial Roulette"
       -- and enclosing CJA's June 28, 1996 letter to Senate Judiciary Chairman Hatch 

1997      

CJA's February 18, 1997 fax


1998   


CJA's July 30, 1998 fax 

CJA's August 3, 1998 memo to Nan Aron -- "RE: Citizen Opposition to Senate Confirmation of Alvin K. Hellerstein - District Court, Southern District, New York"

CJA's August 18, 1998 letter to Nan Aron, etc. -- "RE: Concerted Action on Issues of Federal Judicial Selection and Discipline"
             
 enclosure:  CJA’s August 11, 1998 letter to ABA President Philip Anderson
                                                 (see pp. 6-10)

         
 SEE: Test Case-Federal (Mangano) -- Supreme Court
                      (see cert petition & supplemental petition)



2003   


CJA's September 10, 2003 memo
      -- enclosing CJA's September 10, 2003 letter to Constitution Project-Courts Initiative
      -- enclosing
CJA's June 16, 2003 memo to Ralph Nader, Public Citizen, & Common Cause -- "RE: Championing Basic Citizen Rights -- and the Vital Importance of Citizen Participation in Federal Judicial Selection"
            SEE: Paper Trail to Jail in "Disruption of Congress" case
 

2004   

CJA's June 8, 2004 memo to organizations on the left and supposedly "non-partisan" purporting to promote citizen participation &/or involving themselves with issues of judicial selection -- "RE: Your (On-Going) Responsibility to 'Champion Basic Citizen Rights -- and the Vital Importance of Citizen Participation in Federal Judicial Selection' at Issue in the 'Disruption of Congress' case of United States of America v. Elena Ruth Sassower..."

CJA's June 9, 2004 memo to organizations on the right -- "RE: Your (On-Going) Responsibility to 'Champion Basic Citizen Rights -- and the Vital Importance of Citizen Participation in Federal Judicial Selection' at Issue in the 'Disruption of Congress' case of United States of America v. Elena Ruth Sassower..."

CJA's June 10, 2004 draft memo of law on the unconstitutionality of the "disruption of Congress" statute


2005   

CJA's May 27, 2005 memo to Nan Aron -- "RE: Furthering 'Basic Citizen Rights -- and the Vital Importance of Citizen Participation in Federal Judicial Selection', as well as Fundamental Judicial Accountability by your Amicus Curiae and Other Assistance in the Appeal of the 'Disruption of Congress' Case, Elena Ruth Sassower v. United States of America"

         SEE "Disruption of Congress"- DC Court of Appeals
                     (6/28/05 appellant's brief & supplemental fact statement)
    
CJA's August 23, 2005 memo to Nan Aron -- "RE: AMICUS CURIAE BRIEFS ARE DUE NOVEMBER 14, 2005 in the Consolidated Appeals of the 'Disruption of Congress' Case, Elena Ruth Sassower v. United States of America"


2007   

CJA's June 22, 2007 memo to Ralph Nader & liberal/conservative organizations  -- "RE: Championing Basic Citizen Rights, the Vital Importance of Citizen Participation in Federal Judicial Selection, and Fundamental Judicial Accountability by Your Amicus Curiae Support for U.S. Supreme Court Review of the Cert Petition in the 'Disruption of Congress' Case"

CJA's August 24, 2007 memo to Justice at Stake Campaign & Its Campaign Partners  -- "RE: Championing Judicial Independence at the U.S. Supreme Court by your
amicus curiae support for the filed and docketed cert petition in the 'disruption of Congress' case"

                  SEE:  "Disruption of Congress" - US Supreme Court
                             (see 8/17/07 cert petition)

2011

CJA's March 22, 2011 e-mail to Nan Aron, President/Alliance for Justice -- "RE:  Championing the Citizen's Role in Federal Judicial Selection: Request that Alliance for Justice Withdraw its Support of Caitlin Halligan's Nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit & that it Call upon Senate Leadership to Remove her Name from the Senate's Executive Calendar &/or Place a Hold on her Confirmation"

                                          click here for  pertinent pages from Alliance for Justice's website --
                                                                   -- "About AFJ -- & Judicial Selection Project"
                                                                    -- AFJ report on Halligan

 

 

 

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