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THE "MERIT SELECTION"
OF WESTCHESTER DISTRICT ATTORNEY DiFIORE
AS NEW YORK'S HIGHEST JUDGE--


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THE UNINVITED SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE WITNESSES,
with essential testimony as to DiFiore's record & fitness

1.  CJA DIRECTOR ELENA SASSOWER

                Sassower's Jan. 11, 2016 e-mail requesting to testify -- "Subject: Testing the Fitness of Chief Judge Nominee/D.A. DiFiore -- CJA's Dec. 31, 2015 letter
                            
-- webpage for: attached Dec. 31, 2015 letter to DiFiore-- "Here's Your Test"
                            
click here for:   referred-to webpage containing Nov. 13, 2000 report as to the complicity of the bar association's in the corruption of "merit selection" appointment to the NY Court of Appeals  

                     Sassower's Jan. 15, 2016 e-mail -- "Subject: Immediate Oversight Required: Jan. 20, 2016 Confirmation Hearing of Chief Judge Nominee DiFiore AND 'Force of Law' Judicial salary Recommendations of Dec. 24, 2015 Report of Commission on Legislative, Judicial & Executive Compensation"
                           -- webpage for: attached Jan. 15, 2016 letter to Legislative Leaders

                 
   Sassower's Jan. 19, 2016 e-mail -- "Subject: Tomorrow's SJC hearing on the confirmation of D.A. DiFiore as Chief Judge -- & Request for Deferment of Senate floor proceedings pending a written committee report containing findings of fact & conclusions of law as to the citizen opposition"


                          

               

2.  JEFFREY DESKOVIC, incarcerated 16 years before being exonerated of murder/rape based on actual innocence
                                                                             
 
(click here for:  Deskovic Foundation for Justice)

            
Jan. 6, 2016 e-mail from Deskovic requesting to testify
                        
-- attached 2-1/4 page overview statement

              Jan. 11, 2016 follow-up e-mail from Deskovic

              Jan. 12, 2016 e-mail from Senate Judiciary Committee counsel

              Jan. 19, 2016 e-mail from Sam Abady, Esq, on behalf of Jeffrey Deskovic
                       
 -- attached 12-page memorandum, presenting a roadmap for questioning DiFiore  

 


3.    TATIANA NERONI, criminal defense lawyer turned blogger 
                                                
        (click here for: Neroni's blog)

                   Jan 13, 2016 e-mail from Neroni requesting to testify

                   Jan. 13, 2016 e-mail from Senate Judiciary Committee counsel

                   Jan. 13, 2016 e-mail from Neroni to Senate Judiciary Committee counsel

                   Jan. 13, 2016 e-mail from Senate Judiciary Committee counsel

                   Jan. 14, 2016 e-mail from Neroni to Senate Judiciary Committee counsel

                   Jan. 15, 2016 e-mail from Neroni to Senate Judiciary Committee counsel
                                           
                                                                        Neroni's blog entries:


                    "Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore -- promoted to the position of top New York State judge instead of being disbarred.  How predictable.  How appropriate." Dec. 8, 2015

                  "Will the IRS strip the nonprofit status off bar associations in New York for endorsing DiFiore for Chief Judge of the State of New York", Jan. 12, 2016

                     "
NYS Senator Bonacic delegated to his attorney to reject oral testimony applications", Jan. 13, 2016

                       "11 out of 23 Senators on the NYS Judiciary Committee, about to vote on confirmation of Janet DiFiore to NYS Court of Appeals, are disqualified by personal interests, as licensed attorneys, officers of the court, and market players in the market that Janet DiFiore, if elected, will regulate"  Jan. 14, 2016

                       "Attorney-Senator Bonacic builds his own business with confirmation of DiFiore.  Can Preet Bharara handle them all?", Jan. 14, 2016

                       "Did Cuomo nominate a criminal to head NYS courts as a quid pro quo for covering up his own corrupt acts? How appropriate"  Jan. 15, 2016



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CJA's January 18, 2016 e-mail to Newsday --
"FOLLOW-UP: Yancey's article -- 'Cuomo ally Janet DiFiore up for approval as top judge...expected to be confirmed this week..."

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Press Reporting

January 21, 2016: "In letter, Jeffrey Deskovic opposed DiFiore's nomination" Gannett (Jon Campbell)

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click here for:  MENU PAGES ON THE "MERIT SELECTION" OF D.A. DiFIORE



 

 

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