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FOIL -- Office of Court Administration

FOIL -- Subject Matter List

                        
2001

1.
CJA's May 9, 2001 FOIL request --

"Individual Assignment System,
Random Assignment, Delegation of Authority"


OCA's June 21, 2001 response



2.
CJA's December 7, 2001 FOIL request
--
"Statements filed pursuant to Judiciary Law 35-a(1)(a);
Annual Reports pursuant to Judiciary Law 35-a(1)(a);
Notices filed pursuant to 36.3(a) of the Rules of the Chief Judge;
Documents pertaining to publication pursuant to 36.3(a) of the Rules of the Chief Judge;
Annual Reports pursuant to 36.3(b) of the Rules of the Chief Judge
"
 
OCA's December 7, 2001 letter

OCA's April 11, 2002 letter

OCA's April 12, 2002 letter


2002

1.
CJA's March 21, 2002 FOIL request --

Inspectors General, Internal Affairs, Subject Matter List,
Retention & Disposition of Records

   
 New York Times Metro Briefing: March 13, 2002
       New York Law Journal Today's News Update, March 13, 2002

 
OCA's March 25, 2002 letter

OCA's April 19, 2002 letter

CJA's January 6, 2003 letter

OCA's January 23, 2003 letter



2.
CJA's April 3, 2002 letter to Rick Hogan, Chief Records Officer --
Information Pursuant to Rule 38.1;
Retention and Disposition of Records


OCA's April 4, 2002 letter

OCA's April 11, 2002 letter

CJA's April 12, 2002 letter

OCA's April 12, 2002 letter



3.
CJA's April 8, 2002 FOIL request
--
Amendments to Chief Administrator's Rules Governing Judicial Conduct:
100.3D (1) & (2); Housing Court Disciplinary Committee


OCA's June 20, 2002 letter

CJA's January 13, 2003 letter


OCA's January 16, 2003 letter


4.
CJA's April 19, 2002 letter
--
Educational Qualifications & Employment History


OCA's May 24, 2002 letter



2003

1.
CJA's January 6, 2003 FOIL request
--
Commission on Judicial Conduct; Elevation of Judges to Acting Supreme Court justices
& Annual Review Procedures for Retention;
Certification of Supreme Court Justices Beyond Retirement Age;
Selection & Retention of Judicial Hearing Officers

OCA's January 9, 2003 letter

OCA's January 23, 2003 letter


2.
CJA's January 14, 2003 FOIL request
--
OCA notices to Governor Pataki &/or
his Judicial Screening Committees of Judicial Vacancies;
Notices to Public of Judicial Vacancies


2004

January 8, 2004 FOIL request --
"Documents Relating to: (1) Committee to Promote Public Trust and Confidence in the Legal System;
and (2) Judicial Institute on Professionalism in the Law"


CJA's December 22, 2003 letter
to Counsel to Committee to Promote Public Trust & Confidence in the Legal System (Wendy Deer)--
"The 'Viability' of the Committee to Promote Public Trust and Confidence in the Legal System --
and the empirical evidentiary basis for its implied claim in its May 1999 report (at p. 33) that 'errant attorneys
and judges are accountable"
            
CJA's December 22, 2003 letter
to Counsel, Judicial Institute on Professionalism in the Law (Catherine O'Hagan Wolfe) --
"Being True to the March 3, 1999 Administrative Order that Created
the Judicial Institute on Professionalism in the Law"


2006

Temporary Judicial Assignments; Rules, Procedures & Guidelines;
Article 78 Proceedings & Appeals; Complaints Received & Initiated


[NON-FOIL]  CJA's November 22, 2006 letter --
"Judicial Assignments: Westchester County Court Judge Gerald E. Loehr:
Membership of Evaluatory Panels for 2005, 2006, & 2007"

1.
CJA's November 27, 2006 letter --
"Request for documents pursuant to 124 of the Rules of the Chief Administrator & FOIL:
(1) Temporary Assignments of Westchester County Court Judge Gerald E. Loehr to Other Courts;
(2) Rules, Procedures, & Guidelines for Temporary Assignments;
(3) Article 78 Proceedings & Appeals Generated by Judge Loehr;
(4) Complaints Received & Initiated against Judge Loehr"

OCA's December 14, 2006 letter

2.
CJA's December 29, 2006 letter --
"Freedom of Information Law Appeal;
(2) CJA's November 22, 2006 letter to you, which was not pursuant to the Freedom of Information Law"

January 4, 2007 letter of Lawrence K. Marks, Esq., Administrative Director


3.
CJA's February 2, 2007 letter to Michael Colodner, Counsel & Appeals Officer --
"(1) Entitlement to the Information Sought by CJA's November 22, 2006 letter;
(2) Certification Pursuant to Article VI, 89.3 of the Public Officers Law [FOIL]"


4.
CJA's March 20, 2007 letter to Michael Colodner, Counsel & Appeals Officer --
"(1) My unresponded-to February 2, 2007 letter; (2) Update/Clarification of my November 27, 2006 FOIL request"

March 22, 2007 letter from John Eiseman


2010

1.
CJA's January 4, 2010 letter --
"Request for records pertaining to the Appellate Term
pursuant to 124 of the Rules of the Chief Administrator & FOIL"


January 5, 2010 letter from Shawn Kerby, Assistant Deputy Counsel 

January 29, 2010 letter from Shawn Kerby
      -- enclosures:
            Administrative Orders pertaining to Denise F. Molia
            Administrative Orders pertaining to Melvyn Tanenbaum
            Administrative Orders pertaining to Francis Nicolai
            Administrative Orders pertaining to John R. LaCava
            Administrative Orders pertaining to Angela G. Iannacci

CJA's February 26, 2010 letter --
"Request for Records -- Appellate Term for the 9th & 10th Judicial Districts
pursuant to 124 of the Rules of the Chief Administrator & FOIL" 

OCA's March 4, 2010 letter


2011


1.
CJA's March 16, 2011 FOIL to First Department Disciplinary Committee
--
Request for First Dept Disciplinary Committee's written statement
presented for Senate Judiciary C
ommittee's June 8, 2009 hearing


OCA's April 12, 2011 letter 

2.
CJA's June 10, 2011 letter
--
Request for Records: Appellate Term

OCA's June 10, 2011 e-mail

3.
CJA's June 10, 2011 FOIL request --
"
Records of Judicial Resignations Based on Insufficient Compensation"

OCA's June 10, 2011 response

4.
CJA's July 15, 2011 FOIL request --
"Request for Judicial Compensation Lawsuit Records"

OCA's July 22, 2011 responding letter

August 16, 2011 letter from James A. Costello, Assistant Deputy Clerk/Court of Appeals


5.
CJA's July 15, 2011 e-mail to OCA Communications Director David Bookstaver


CJA's August 2, 2011 e-mail to Mr. Bookstaver
           
CJA's August 2, 2011 e-mail to OCA Communications Deputy Director Arlene Hackel

August 3, 2011 e-mail from Deputy Director Hackel

CJA's August 3, 2011 FOIL request to OCA Records Access Officer/Asst. Deputy Counsel Shawn Kerby


August 4, 2011 e-mail from Records Access Officer Kerby

August 9, 2011 e-mail from Records Access Officer Kerby
 

6.
CJA's September 7, 2011 FOIL request --
"Request for Chief Judge Kaye's "2005 Judicial Salaries Report"
Pursuant to 124 of the Rules of the Chief Administrator & FOIL"


OCA's September 22, 2011 response


2013

1.
CJA's February 20, 2013 FOIL request --
"for records pertaining to the Judiciary's budgets
for fiscal years 2013-2014 and 2012-2013..."


OCA's February 20, 2013 response

CJA's February 22, 2013 e-mail -- "Furnishing responsive documents"

OCA's February 22, 2013 follow-up

OCA's February 22, 2013 response


2.
CJA's March 7, 2013 FOIL request
--
"Office of Inspector General: Annual Appropriations,
Annual Reports, & Rules & Procedures"


OCA's March 20, 2013 FOIL response   --
         referred to links: 
 http://www.nycourts.gov/admin/financialops/BGT13-14/Final-13-14Budget.pdf


http://www.nycourts.gov/admin/ig/index.shtml


3.
CJA's June 11, 2013 FOIL request --
"The Judiciary's 'proposal to establish a mechanism for regular review of judicial salaries',
referred to in the Executive Summary of its 2009-2010 Budget Request"
  

OCA's July 22, 2013 FOIL response --http://www.nycourts.gov/admin/financialops/PY-Budgets.shtml

4.
CJA's July 3, 2013 FOIL request
--
"Records of Former Chief Judge Kaye's Commission to Promote Public Confidence in Judicial Elections
"

OCA's July 22, 2013 FOIL response --http://www.nycourts.gov/admin/financialops/PY-Budgets.shtml

5.
C
JA's July 15, 2013 FOIL request --
"(1) itemizing appropriations for the 'Executive Direction' portion'
of the Judiciary's 'Administration and General Support' budgets;
(2) of financial and operational audits of the Office of Inspector General; &
(3) itemizing complaints received and initiated
by the Office of Inspector General and their disposition"


OCA's July 22, 2013 FOIL response --http://www.nycourts.gov/admin/financialops/PY-Budgets.shtml

6.
August 29, 2013 FOIL request --
"pertaining to the Appellate Division, Second Department audio/video recordings
of its oral arguments


OCA's September 13, 2013 response


2015

1.
CJA's July 10, 2015 FOIL request --
Committee to Review the Procedures of the Committees on Character and Fitness
and the Grievance Committees of the Appellate Division, Second Department, Etc.


OCA's August 27, 2015 response:

        http://courts.state.ny.us/courts/ad2/pdf/PressRelease_KrausmanReport20041005.pdf
October 5, 2004 press release
       
http://courts.state.ny.us/courts/ad2/pdf/PressReleasePresidingJusticeReleasesReporttoPublicandBar.pdf 
July 27, 2005 press release       
http://www.nycourts.gov/courts/ad2/pdf/ReporttoPublicandBaronAdmissionDisciplineandReinstatementofAttorneys.pdf 
July 27, 2005 report
       
http://www.nycourts.gov/courts/ad2/pdf/KrausmanCommitteeReport20040730.pdf  
July 30, 2004 report


      http://www.nycourts.gov/press/archive.shtml  

OCA press release achives
PDF of public comments and communications

 

2.
CJA's July 14, 2015 FOIL request --
Committee on the Profession and the Courts

OCA's October 15, 2015 response

         http://www.nycourts.gov/ip/jipl/whatisit.shtml  website of Judicial Institute on Professionalism in the Law
         http://www.nycourts.gov/ip/jipl/convocations.shtml  convocations page of website of Judicial Institute on Professionalism in the Law
         http://www.nycourts.gov/ip/jipl/library.shtml  library page of website of Judicial Institute on Professionalism in the Law


3.
CJA's July 20, 2015 FOIL request --
(1) Committee to Promotoe Public Trust and Confidence in the Legal System --
and its Local Committees; and (2) Judicial Institute on Professionalism in the Law

OCA's October 15, 2015 response


4.
CJA's July 21, 2015 request --
(1) Records Retention of Attoney Misconduct Complaints & Proceedings;
(2) Grievance Committee Statistical Summaries;
(3) Appellate Division Annual Reports for Attorney Discipline

 

5.
CJA's August 24, 2015 request --
Transcripts of NYS Assembly Judiciary Committee Public Hearings on Attorney Conduct,
Attorney Discipline, Etc.

OCA's October 15, 2015 response

 

6.
CJA's September 28, 2015 FOIL request --
"written comments" received by the Commission on Statewide Attorney Discipine --
referred to by its Final Report

OCA's December 9, 2015 letter
 

7.
CJA's October 6, 2015 FOIL request --
Request for Appellate Division Rules of Attorney Discipline --
and the Action/Inaction of the Chief Administrator and
Administrative Board of the Unified Court System with Respect Thereto

OCA's December 11, 2015 letter

8.
CJA's October 6, 2015 FOIL request --
Judicial Conference, Administrative Board -- & Attorney Discipline
 


9.
CJA's November 19, 2015 FOIL request --
James J. Lack

 

10.
CJA's Dec. 9, 2015 FOIL request --
"The Dollar Amounts of the Judicial Salary Increases Recommended
by the Commission on Judicial Compensation's August 29, 2011 Report --
and 'General State Charges' Resulting Therefrom"
(Ex. 49 to March 23, 2016 2nd supplemental complaint)

OCA December 9, 2016 acknowledgment

     CJA's January 22, 2016 status request

   OCA January 22, 2016 response

 CJA's February 24, 2016 status request 

 OCA's March 4, 2016 response

2016

1.
CJA's Feb. 4, 2016 FOIL request
--
"The Judiciary's agreed-to, if not proposed reductions to its budget request
for fiscal year 2015-2016" 
 
(Ex. 50 to March 23, 2016 2nd supplemental complaint)

OCA Feb. 5, 2016 acknowledgment
 

CJA's March 11, 2016 status request

OCA's March 11, 2016 response

 

2.
CJA's Feb. 5, 2016 FOIL request --
"Chief Administrative Judge approvals of increases, decreases, and interchanges
in fiscal year 2015-2016, as authorized by §2 of Legislative/Judiciary Budget Bill #S.2001-a/A.3001-a"

           OCA Feb. 5, 2016 acknowledgment

          CJA's March 11, 2016 status request

          OCA's March 11, 2016 response
 

3.
CJA's December 9, 2016 FOIL request --
"Chief Administrative Judge Marks' approvals of increases, decreases, and interchanges in fiscal year 2016-2017, as authorized by §2 of Legislative/Judiciary Budget Bill #S.6401-a/A.9001-a"


OCA's December 9, 2016 acknowledgment

CJA's February 22, 2017 status inquiry

   OCA's February 22, 2017 reply

4.
CJA's November 28, 2016 FOIL request
--
"The Judiciary's 'Independent audits' pursuant to Judiciary Law
§249-c"

OCA's November 28, 2016 acknowledgment

CJA's February 22, 2017 status inquiry

OCA's February 22, 2017 reply


2017

CJA's February 17, 2017 FOIL request
--
"The $2.4 million judicial salary increase reported by the Senate Majority’s “White Book”
and the Assembly Majority’s “Yellow Book” as included
in the Judiciary’s budget for fiscal year 2017-2018
"
     transmitting e-mail

 

2018

1.
CJA's January 26, 2018 FOIL/records request --

"Chief Administrative Judge approvals of increases,
decreases, and interchanges in fiscal year 2017-2018,
as authorized by Sec. 2 of Legislative/Judiciary Budget Bill #S.2001/A.3001"


OCA's January 26, 2018 acknowledgment


OCA's February 22, 2018 response  --
referred-to link: http://www.nycourts.gov/admin/financialops/budgets.shtml

 

2.
CJA's July 17, 2018 FOIL/records request
--
"Part HHH of Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Budget Bill S.7509-C/A.9509-C"

OCA's July 17, 2018 acknowledgment
OCA's August 31, 2018 response

 

2019

1.
CJA's July 2, 2019 FOIL request --
"Compensation Commissions -- & their websites"
Chapter 567 of the Laws of 2010        Chapter 60, Part E, of the Laws of 2015

OCA's July 2, 2019 acknowledgment

 

2.
CJA's September 6, 2019 FOIL request
--
"AGAIN -- 2019 Commission on Legislative, Judicial and Executive Compensation
(Chapter 60, Part E, of the Laws of 2015)"

OCA's September 6, 2019 acknowledgment


3.
CJA's October 7, 2019 FOIL/Records Request
--
"The Judiciary's 'Independent audits' pursuant to Judiciary Law
§249-c"

OCA's October 7, 2019 acknowledgment

CJA's November 29, 2019 letter -- "STATUS --"


CJA's December 5, 2019 letter -- "AGAIN, STATUS --"

 

2020

 

2021

1.
CJA's February 1, 2021 FOIL request
--
"AGAIN:  January 24, 2020 FOIL/records request:
'The OCA's 2005, 2008, 2011, 2014, and 2017 'independent control audits'
by Toski & Co, CPAs, PC, now know as EFPR Group, CPAs, PLLC"

2.
CJA's February 1, 2021 FOIL request
--
"AGAIN -- Feb. 19, 2020 FOIL/records request:
The 'very simple' budget numbers on Gov Cuomo's 'Partners in Government' slide
at his Jan. 21, 2020 Executive Budget address"


3.
CJA's February 1, 2021 FOIL request
--
"AGAIN -- STATUS? -- May 15, 2020 FOIL/Records Request:
Judicial salaries resulting from the December 24, 2015 Report of the Commission
on Legislative, Judicial and Executive Compensation"

4.
CJA's April 28, 2021 FOIL request --
"Why Didn't She Recuse Herself? 
NY's Top Judge Sided With Her Own Greenberg Traurig Lawyer"
(NYLJ, April 26, 2021)

OCA  April 29, 2021 response  enclosure  enclosure  

Attorney General  June 4, 2021 response

[Appellate Division, Third Dept's March 9, 2021 opinion & order -- Gesmer]

5.
CJA's July 26, 2021 FOIL request --
"September 24, 2015 Report of the Commission on Statewide Attorney Discipline"

OCA webpage:  Commission on Statewide Attorney Discipline

OCA's July 26, 2021 response
 

6.
CJA's July 27, 2021 FOIL request
--
"Part 1240 Rules for Attorney Disciplinary Matters --
OCA counsel's (Sept. 24, 2015) memo seeking public comment;
the public comment received; & the Administrative Board's recommendation"


OCA's July 28, 2021 response  enclosure  enclosure

The responsive existing records:  www.nycourts.gov/rules/comments/index.shtml  

September 24, 2015 counsel memorandum:
www.nycourts.gov/legacypdfs/rules/comments/pdf/ad-swdiscCommittee.pdf  

public comment:
www.nycourts.gov/legacypdfs/rules/comments/pdf/received/cosad-report.pdf

The Board’s recommendation -- Part 1240): www.nycourts.gov/rules/jointappellate/index.shtml

7.
CJA's July 28, 2021 FOIL request
--
"Attorney Grievance Committee Annual Reports" 

OCA's August 19, 2021 response

1st Dept
2019 statistics

2nd Dept
2014 statistics
2015 statistics
2016 statistics
2017 statistics
2018 statistics
2019 statistics
2020 statistics

3rd Dept
2014-2020 statistics

4th Dept
2014 statistics
2015 statistics
2016 statistics
2017 statistics
2018 statistics
2019 statistics
2020 statistics

 

8.
CJA's July 30, 2021 FOIL request --
"CJA's July 21, 2015 FOIL request --
'(1) Record Retention of Attorney Misconduct Complaints and Proceedings...'"

OCA's July 30, 2021 response

enclosure -- October 2, 2015 response

https://www.nycourts.gov/courts/appellatedivisions.shtml

http://ww2.nycourts.gov/reports/annual/index.shtml

https://nysba.org/copdannualreports/



9.
CJA's September 28, 2021 FOIL
--
"UPDATE & RECORDS REQUEST --
CJA's unresponded-to Aug. 27, 2021 complaints
vs 1st & 3rd Dept. Appellate Division Attorney Grievance Committee
Chief Attorneys Dopico & Duffy"

August 27, 2021 complaint
vs 1st Dept Grievance Committee Chief Attorney Dopico     EVIDENTIARY WEBPAGE -- 1st Dept.

August 27, 2021 complaint
vs 3rd Dept. Grievance Committee Chief Attorney Duffy    
EVIDENTIARY WEBPAGE -- 3rd Dept.

NYC Dept. of Investigation Manual - Complaint Procedures

10.
cc:
CJA's November 4, 2021 e-mail
-- & here
"YET AGAIN: CJA's Feb. 11, 2021 Attorney Misconduct Complaint
vs NY Attorney General Letitia James & NY Solicitor General Barbara Underwood"
 

 November 4, 2021 e-mail from Shawn Kerby

CJA's November 4, 2021 FOIL request --
"Sept. 28, 2021 FOIL/records request, arising from unresponded-to Aug. 27, 2021 complaints
to OCA Inspector General Spatz, vs 1st & 3rd Dept. Appellate Division Attorney Grievance Committee
Chief Attorneys Dopico & Duffy"


OCA's November 9, 2021 response

CJA's November 11, 2021 reply --
"Clarification -- Sept. 28, 2021 FOIL/records request..."

CJA's February 22, 2022 follow-up --
"STATUS? -- CJA's Nov. 11, 2021 e-mail replying to your Nov. 9, 2021 response
to Nov. 4, 2021 and Sept. 28, 2021 FOIL requests for records pertaining to OCA Inspector General"

11.
CJA's November 8, 2021 FOIL --

"The OCA's 'independent control audits' for 2005, 2008, 2011,
2014, 2017 & 2020, etc."

CJA's February 22, 2022 e-mail  --
"STATUS? -- Nov. 8, 2021 FOIL/Records Request: The OCA's 'independent control audits'
for 2005, 2008, 2011, 2014, 2017 & 2020, etc."

 

12.
CJA's November 26, 2021 FOIL --
"CJA's May 15, 2020 FOIL/Records Request: Judicial salaries
resulting from the December 24, 2015 Report of the Commission on Legislative,
Judicial & Executive Compensation"

OCA's November 29, 2021 response --
enclosures:  Ct of Appeals/Supreme Court
County Court
Family Court
Surrogate Court
District Court
NYC Civil Criminal & Housing
City Court

CJA's November 29, 2021 reply -- "Thank you: NOW RESOLVED..."


13.
CJA's November 26, 2021 FOIL --
"the Unified Court System's Judicial Conference 'hereby continued'
by Judiciary Law §214(a)"

CJA's February 22, 2022 e-mail --
"STATUS? -- Nov. 26, 2021 FOIL/Records Request..."
 

 


 

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CJA's FOIL requests to 1st Commission on Legislative, Judicial & Executive Compensation -- responded to by OCA

CJA's October 6, 2016 FOIL request (#1) --
"The Commission's Public Hearings"

CJA's October 7, 2016 FOIL request (#2) --
"The Commission's Solictations to Academia -- & its Responses"

     October 7, 2016 acknowledgment of CJA's FOIL requests 

CJA's October 13, 2016 FOIL request (#3) --
"Rochester TV survey"

CJA's October 14, 2016 FOIL request (#4) --
"Your Invitations to Legislators -- & the Invitations of Common Cause & Citizens Union,
Including to its Membership"

CJA's October 17, 2016 FOIL request (#5) --
"
The Commission's Follow-Up to its September 22, 2016 Public Meeting:
Correspondence with Legislative Leaders -- and Rank-and-File Legislators,
the Attorney General, Comptroller, Budget Director Mujica -- and Executive Law
§169 Commissioners"

October 17, 2016 acknowledgment of CJA's FOIL requests

CJA's November 1, 2016 FOIL request (#6) --
"The Commission's 'List of Witnesses" for its October 18, 2016 Public Hearing --
& Records Pertaining to its Decision to Cancel the Hearing"

November 1, 2016 acknowledgment of CJA's FOIL request

CJA's November 11, 2016 FOIL request (#7) --
"Governor Cuomo's appointment of Robert Megna
to the Commission on Legislative, Judicial & Executive Compensation"


      
November 14, 2016 acknowledgment of CJA's FOIL request by Commission/OCA

      
Governor's November 21, 2016 acknowledgment

          Governor's December 20, 2016 response  & enclosure

           
Commission's December 21, 2016 response

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