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NOTE:     CJA's Correspondence with the NATIONAL COMMISSION ON JUDICIAL DISCIPLINE & REMOVAL, the House Judiciary Committee (from 1993-1997), and the Administrative Office of the United States Courts   (from 1995-1997) underlies CJA's critique of the National Commission on Judicial Discipline & Removal's 1993 report, embodied at pages 93-97 of CJA's published article, "Without Merit: The Empty Promise of Judicial Discipline", The Long Term View (Massachusetts School of Law) (summer 1997)


July 12, 1993 letter from Edward O'Connell, Counsel/House Judiciary Committee Courts Subcommittee to Michael Remington, Director/National Commission on Judicial Discipline & Removal

         (1)  Second Circuit Court of Appeals:  petition for rehearing/rehearing en banc, August 27, 1992
         (2)   U.S. Supreme Court:  petition for a writ of certiorari, February 22, 1993
         (3)   U.S. Supreme Court: petition for rehearing, May 14, 1993
         (4)   U.S. Supreme Court Supplemental petition for rehearing, June 1, 1993       

July 14, 1993 letter from Doris & Elena Sassower to Director Remington
   [indicated copies to O'Connell, Congresswoman Nita Lowey, NAACP-Legal Defense & Educational Fund]

          1992 Law Day Critique of Federal Judicial Selection

July 20, 1993 letter from William Weller, Deputy Director/National Commission to Doris Sassower
   [indicated copy to O'Connell]

July 22, 1993 letter from Doris & Elena Sassower to Deputy Director Weller

  [indicated copies to Congresswoman Lowey, O'Connell, NAACP-Legal Defense & Educational Fund]

Deputy Director Weller's July 27, 1993 letter

CJA's January 20, 1994 letter to Peter Barton Hutt, Esq.


             Also see correspondence with National Commission Member Professor Stephen L. Carter

CJA's January 29, 1996 letter to Michael Straight, Esq.

           Also see correspondence with National Commission Professor Stephen B. Burbank

the following testimony & written statements:

CJA's December 9, 1994 statement to Long Range Planning Committee of Judicial Conference

CJA's November 28, 1995 statement & statement to 2nd Circuit Task Force on Gender, Racial & Ethnic Fairness in the Courts

CJA's April 24, 1998 statement to Commission on Structural Alternatives






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