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WHAT A METHODOLOGICALLY-SOUND REVIEW
OF THE NEW YORK STATE COMMISSION ON JUDICIAL CONDUCT
WOULD LOOK LIKE


UNDER CONSTRUCTION -- Come back later

members

1.
Examining the Law, as Written

2.
Examining the Law, as Applied --

(1) the Judiciary's annual reports of its attorney grievance committees; and its annual budgetary allocations for the attorney grievance committees;

(2) examination of attorney misconduct complaints, filed with the attorney grievance committees, the records of committee proceedings thereon, and
& the decision/orders of attorney discipline of the Appellate Divisions and Court of Appeals;

(3) lawsuits against the Judiciary & its attorney grievance committees --
& the records thereon;

(4) the Judiciary's mechanisms of independent oversight


CJA's April 12, 2002 foil request

Commission's April 12, 2002 response


Commission's May 9, 2003 letter

* * *

Tembeckjian's Sepember 22, 2009 e-mail & letter

CJA's September 23, 2009 e-mail to Tembeckjian --
"Request to Inspect Pursuant to FOIL --
RE:  Litigation Challenges to the NYS Commission on Judicial Conduct -- Particularly by Complainants"

Robert Tembeckjian's September 28, 2009 e-mail --
"Request to Inspect Pursuant to FOIL --
RE; Litigation Challenges to the NYS Commission on Judicial Conduct -- Particularly by Complainants"

October 29, 2009 e-mail from the Commission's Public Information Officer Beth Bar

* * *

CJA's February 26, 2019 FOIL request to Commission --
 "Lawsuit challenges to the Commission on Judicial Conduct,
particularly by complainants whose complaints the Commission dismissed
or had not determined"

Commission's March 4, 2019 letter





3.
Examining the History of Oversight

A.
LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT -- NONE
no oversight hearing by any legislative committee since 2009 when the Senate Judiciary Committee aborted hearings, after the 2nd, without any investigation of the witness testimony, documentary evidence received, without making any findings or rendering any committee report

Senate Judiciary Committee's June 8, 2009 and September 24, 2009 hearings

click here for:
CJA's DISPOSITIVE written testimony
drafted for aborted 3rd hearing, scheduled for December 16, 2009  

CJA's substantiating EVIDENTIARY WEBPAGE


Questions: 
(1) Why did the Senate Judiciary Committee not continue the 2009 hearings, and why was there no investigation, no findings, no committee report as to the evidence the Committee had received in connection with those hearings;


4.
GOING FORWARD --
Testimony of witnesses with direct, first-hand interaction --
starting with complainants & their substantiating complaints, FOIL requests, and lawsuits

 

CJA's February 14, 2019 FOIL request to Senate & Assembly --
"2007 Senate & Assembly Committee Hearings on the Commission on Judicial Conduct -- Funding"

Senate's February 22, 2019 response   link:  Video -- February 14, 2007 budget hearing 

enclosure:  2008 annual report of Commission on Judicial Conduct

Assembly's February 22, 2019 response


CJA's February 15, 2019 FOIL request to Senate --
"2009 Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on Commission on Judicial Conduct & court-controlled attorney grievance committees

Senate's February 25, 2019 response


CJA's February 15, 2019 FOIL request to Senate & Assembly --
"Judiciary Committee oversight hearings of the Commission on Judicial Conduct & of the court-controlled attorney disciplinary system, since the inception of each, 40 years ago"

Senate's February 25, 2019 response

Assembly's February 25, 2019 response

 

CJA's February 26, 2019 FOIL request to Commission on Judicial Conduct --
 "Lawsuit challenges to the Commission on Judicial Conduct,
particularly by complainants whose complaints the Commission dismissed
or had not determined"

Commission's March 4, 2019 letter

 

 




Robert Tembeckjian's Sepember 22, 2009 e-mail & letter to CJA (with copies to Senator Sampson & Timothy Spotts, Esq.)

CJA's September 23, 2009 e-mail to Robert Tembeckjian (with copies to Sampson & Spotts) -- "Subject: Request to Inspect Pursuant to FOIL -- RE:  Litigation Challenges to the NYS Commission on Judicial Conduct -- Particularly by Complainants"

Robert Tembeckjian's September 28, 2009 e-mail to CJA  (with copies to Senator Sampson & Timothy Spotts, Esq.) -- "Subject: Request to Inspect Pursuant to FOIL -- RE; Litigation Challenges to the NYS Commission on Judicial Conduct -- Particularly by Complainants"

October 29, 2009 e-mail from the Commission's Public Information Officer Beth Bar




January 13, 2022
"Wanted: A federal Judicial Inspector General"
Robert Tembeckjian -- The Hill





 

 

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