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Paper Trail of Suppression, Protectionism, & Blackballing


1992

NJC's May 28, 1992 fax to Deborah Pines

1993

NJC's September 9, 1993 fax to Gary Spencer/Albany Bureau
           SEE
: Judicial Selection - NYS: "Merit Selection" to the New York Court of Appeals: Levine


NYLJ's September 8, 1993 article, "Levine Wins Confirmation to Top Court"

NJC's September 13, 1993 proposed letter to the editor

N
JC's September 20, 1993 letter to James Goodale, Esq./NYLJ Counsel

NJC's September 20, 1993 fax to Ruth Hochberger, Editor


1995


CJA's August 2, 1995 proposed letter to the editor -- "RE: 8/1/95 NYLJ, front page: 'Funding Cuts Seen Curbing Disciplining of Judges'; 7/31/95 NYLJ, 2nd front page, 'Court Upholds Investigatory Method of Commission on Judicial Conduct'"

"Comm'n Abandons Investigative Mandate", CJA's ltr to the editor, August 14, 1995

1996

CJA's January 9, 1996 proposed letter to the editor -- "RE: OPENING UP THE JUDICIAL SELECTION PROCESS"

CJA's January 22, 1996 fax to Letters Editor -- "RE: Judicial Selection"

"No Justification for Process' Secrecy". CJA's published Letter to the Editor, January 24, 1996

CJA's January 24, 1996 fax to Letters Editor

CJA's February 29, 1996 fax to Gary Spencer -- "RE: Judge Duckman"

CJA's February 29, 1996 fax to Matthew Goldstein -- "RE: 2 letters to the Mayor"

CJA's March 1, 1996 fax to Letters Editor -- "RE: FYI: Attention EDITORS"

CJA's March 7, 1996 letter to Editors

CJA's May 7, 1996 fax to Cerisse Anderson/Martin Fox

CJA's June 7, 1996 memo to Gary Spencer -- RE: NEWS STORY FOR COVERAGE: HOW THE GOVERNOR APPOINTS AND THE SENATE CONFIRMS OUR NEW YORK STATE JUDGES"

CJA's June 9, 1996 fax to Gary Spencer -- "RE: Your article of today"

CJA's October 23, 1996 fax to Ruth Hochberger, Editor-in-Chief, with proposed Letter to the Editor, "Call for Concerted Action"

CJA's November 4, 1996 letter to Ruth Hochberger

CJA's November 17, 1996 letter to Ruth Hochberger

CJA's November 18, 1996 fax to Peter Hano/Account Executive

CJA's November 19, 1996 letter to Harvey Uklist, General Manager, with fax coversheet to Ruth Hochberger

CJA's November 19, 1996 fax to Kevin Vermeulen, Advertising Manager

CJA's $1,648 public interest ad, "A Call for Concerted Action", November 20, 1996, p. 3

1997

CJA's March 7, 1997 memo to Gary Spencer -- "RE: CJA's Response to Governor Pataki's belated implementation of Executive Order #10, setting up permanent judicial screening committees"

CJA's April 15, 1997 memo to Gary Spencer -- "RE: New York State Ethics Commission"
 -- enclosing CJA's April 15, 1997 memo to Governor Pataki

CJA's May 21, 1997 letter to Ruth Hochberger, Editor-in-Chief -- "RE: Perspective Column/Letter to the Editor"

CJA's May 22, 1997 letter to Ruth Hochberger, with proposed Perspective Column/Letter to Editor

CJA's May 23, 1997 letter to Ruth Hochberger -- "RE: Perspective Column/Letter to the Editor"

CJA's June 2, 1997 fax to Ruth Hochberger

CJA's June 5, 1997 memo to Gary Spencer -- "RE: Governor Pataki's"

CJA's June 17, 1997 letter to Ruth Hochberger -- "RE: Our May 22nd Proposed Perspective Column/Letter to the Editor"

CJA's June 18, 1997 fax to Peter Hano, Account Executive -- "RE: Proposed Perspective Column -- Ad

CJA's June 18, 1997 fax to Ruth Hochberger -- "RE: Proposed Perspective Column"

CJA's June 18, 1997 fax to Ruth Hochberger -- "RE:

CJA's June 18, 1997 letter to Ruth Hochberger -- "RE: Our June 2nd letter to Governor Pataki"

CJA's June 25, 1997 letter to Matthew T. Lifflander, Esq., Editorial Board member -- "RE: Restraining 'Liars...in the Courtroom' and on the Public Payroll"

CJA's June 26, 1997 fax to Ruth Hochberger

CJA's June 26, 1997 fax to Peter Hano

Ruth Hochberger's undated faxed letter, rec'd June 30, 1997

CJA's July 1, 1997 letter to Matthew Lifflander -- "RE: Restraining 'Liars...in the Courtroom' and on the Public Payroll"

CJA's July 1, 1997 fax to Ruth Hochberger

CJA's July 1, 1997 fax to Peter Hano

Mr. Lifflander's July 1, 1997 letter

CJA's July 13, 1997 fax to Peter Hano

CJA's July 15, 1997 fax to Peter Hano

CJA's July 24, 1997 letter  to Floyd Abrams, Editorial Board member -- "RE: Vindicating the Public Interest in the First Amendment"
   Ex. A-1: "Where Do You Go When Judges Break the Law?", CJA's $16,770 ad, NYT, 10/26/94
   Ex. A-2: "A Call for Concerted Action", CJA's $1,648 ad, NYLJ, 11/20/96
   Ex. B:  CJA's submitted NYLJ ad ($2,356): "Restraining 'Liars in the Courtroom and on the Public Payroll",
              scheduled for 7/17/97 publication, but rejected by NYLJ
   Ex. C: CJA's testimony at City Bar's 5/14/97 hearing on the NYS Commission on Judicial Conduct
   Ex. D: CJA's 5/5/97 memorandum-challenge to Gov Pataki, A.G. Vacco, et al.
           Ex. A-1: "Commission Abandons Investigative Mandate", CJA's ltr to editor, NYLJ, 8/14/95
           Ex. A-2: "A Call for Concerted Action", CJA's $1,648 ad, NYLJ, 11/20/96
           Ex. B: CJA's 3-page analysis of the fraudulent judicial decision in Doris L. Sassower v.
                Commission
, with annexed law: 22 NYCRR 7000.1 et seq., Judiciary Law 44.1,
                NYS Constitution, Article VI, Sec. 22
   Ex. E: CJA's 9/19/95 ltr to A.G. Vacco
   Ex. F:  CJA's 1/14/97 fax & letter to A.G. Vacco

Floyd Abrams' July 27, 1997 fax to CJA

CJA's July 28, 1997 letter to Floyd Abrams -- "RE: Vindicating the Public Interest in the First Amendment"

CJA's August 1, 1997 letter to James Goodale, Esq.-- "RE: CJA's public interest ad, "Restraining 'Liars'"

CJA's August 12, 1997 letter to Kris Fischer, Managing Editor -- "RE: State Attorney General Vacco's Litigation Misconduct in Defending against a Sec 1983 Federal Challenge to New York's Attorney Disciplinary Law"

CJA's August 18, 1997 letter to James Finkelstein, Publisher -- "RE: CJA's public interest ad, 'Restraining 'Liars in the Courtroom' and on the Public Payroll"

CJA's August 19, 1997 letter to James Finkelstein -- "RE: CJA's public interest ad, 'Restraining 'Liars in the Courtroom' and on the Public Payroll"

CJA's August 19, 1997 letter to James Finkelstein  -- "RE: CJA's public interest ad, 'Restraining 'Liars in the Courtroom' and on the Public Payroll"

CJA's August 20, 1997 letter to Albert Robbins, Vice President/Law  -- "RE: CJA's public interest ad, 'Restraining 'Liars in the Courtroom' and on the Public Payroll"

CJA's August 22, 1997 fax to Al Robbins -- "RE: CJA's public interest ad"

CJA's August 25, 1997 fax to Peter Hano (8:45 am)

CJA's August 25, 1997 letter to Al Robbins (10:30 am) -- "RE: CJA's public interest ad, 'Restraining 'Liars in the Courtroom' and on the Public Payroll"

CJA's August 25, 1997 fax to Ruth Hochberger, Editor-in-Chief  (10:45 am) -- "RE: CJA's revised text"

CJA's August 25, 1997 fax to James Finkelstein (10:45 am) -- CJA's public interest ad"

CJA's August 25, 1997 fax to Peter Hano (10:50 am)

CJA's August 25, 1997 fax to Al Robbins (2:30 pm)  -- "RE: CJA's public interest ad"

CJA's August 25, 1997 fax to Al Robbins  (3:15 pm) -- "RE: our ad"

CJA's August 25, 1997 fax to Al Robbins  (3:20 pm)-- "RE: CJA's ad"

CJA's August 25, 1997 letter to Al Robbins, with fax to James Finkelstein (4:00 pm)-- "RE: CJA's public interest ad, 'Restraining 'Liars in the Courtroom' and on the Public Payroll"

CJA's August 25, 1997 fax to Kris Fischer  (4:10 pm)-- "RE: CJA's ad"

CJA's August 25, 1997 fax to Peter Hano (4:30 pm) -- "RE: CJA's ad: 8/27/97)

CJA's August 25, 1997 fax to Al Robbins (5 pm) -- "RE: CJA's ad"

CJA's $3,077 paid public interest ad, "Restraining 'Liars in the Courtroom' and on the Public Payroll",  August 27, 1997, pp. 3-4

CJA's December 11, 1997 fax to Al Robbins -- "RE: Appellate papers: Sassower v. Mangano, et al., 2nd Circuit: #96:7805"

1998

CJA's September 4, 1998 fax to Daniel Wise  -- "RE: Candidates' Debate: would-be Democratic nominees"

CJA's September 8, 1998 memo: Att: Daniel Wise, Mark Hamblett -- "RE: September 9th debate between the candidates for the Democratic nomination for New York State Attorney General"
   Ex A-1:  "Restraining 'Liars in the Courtroom' and on the Public Payroll", CJA's $3,077 ad, NYLJ, 8/27/97
   Ex A-2: "Where Do You Go When Judges Break the Law?", CJA's $16,770 ad, NYT, 10/26/94,
                reprinted in the NYLJ, 11/1/94, for an additional $2,280

   Ex B: CJA's September 7, 1998 letter to A.G. Democratic candidate Koppell
   Ex C: CJA's September 7, 1998 letter to A.G. Democratic candidate Spitzer
   Ex D: CJA's September 7, 1998 letter to A.G. Democratic candidate Davis
   Ex E: CJA's September 7, 1998 letter to A.G. Democratic candidate Abate

CJA's September 9, 1998 hand-out, "IS CASE FILE EVIDENCE OF JUDICIAL CORRUPTION AND COLLUSION BY THE STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL 'TOO HOT' FOR THE CANDIDATES?"


CJA's December 20, 1998 letter to Gary Spencer -- "RE: Vindicating the public interest in 'merit selection' and government integrity"
    SEE: Judicial Selection - NYS: "Merit Selection" to the New York Court of Appeals: Rosenblatt

1999

CJA's January 26, 1999 fax/e-mail to NYLJ -- "RE: A.G. QUESTIONS: January 27th Breakfast with the Attorney General: Association of the Bar of the City of New York"

Attorney General Spitzer's announcement of his establishment of a public integrity unit at the January 27, 1999 program sponsored by the New York Law Journal  & Association of the bar of the City of New York -- and Elena Sassower's public exchange with him

CJA's October 6, 1999 fax to Michael Riccardi -- "RE: Commission on Judicial Conduct"

CJA's November 16, 1999 fax to Michael Riccardi -- "RE: Article 78 proceeding vs NYS Commission on Judicial Conduct"

CJA's December 7, 1999 fax to Michael Riccardi -- "RE: Coverage of a case whose outcome directly & dramatically impacts on the rights of the public & legal community to investigation of judicial misconduct complaints, etc."

CJA's December 15, 1999 fax to Michael Riccardi -- "RE: NYS Commission on Judicial Conduct"

2000


CJA's January 5, 2000 letter to Michael Riccardi -- "RE: JOURNALISM THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE"

CJA's January 11, 2000 letter to Michael Riccardi -- "RE: JOURNALISM THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE: II"

CJA's January 14, 2000 letter to Michael Riccardi -- "RE: THE TRUTH BEHIND ELIOT SPITZER'S 'PUBLIC INTEGRITY UNIT' - ON THE OCCASION OF ITS FIRST ANNIVERSARY"

CJA's February 7, 2000 fax to Michael Riccardi -- "RE" Commission Case"

CJA's March 3, 2000 note to Michael Riccardi

Michael Riccardi's March 8, 2000 note to CJA

CJA's October 19, 2000 letter to John Caher, Albany Bureau Chief -- "RE: Upholding the public's right to 'merit selection' of candidates to the Court of Appeals"

CJA's October 19, 2000 letter to John Caher -- "RE: Upholding the public's right to 'merit selection' of candidates to the Court of Appeals"

CJA's October 25, 2000 letter to John Caher -- "RE: Vindicating the Public's right to 'merit selection' of candidates to the Court of Appeals"

CJA's October 30, 2000 letter to John Caher -- "RE: The Commission on Judicial Nomination's NON-COMPLIANCE with the findings requirement of Judiciary Law 63.3"

CJA's November 2, 2000 letter to John Caher -- "RE: Vindicating the Public's right to 'merit selection' to the NY Court of Appeals"

CJA's November 15, 2000 letter to John Caher -- "RE: Upcoming Senate Judiciary Committee 'Hearing' on Justice Graffeo's Confirmation to the NY Court of Appeals"

CJA's November 21, 2000 letter to John Caher -- "RE: 'Behind the News': Confirming NY's Highest Judges "Merit Selection' Style"

CJA's November 30, 2000 letter to John Caher -- "RE: What 'Merit Selection'?"

2001


CJA's October 3, 2001 letter to John Caher, Albany Bureau Chief -- "RE: Beyond P.R.: Finding Out the REAL reason for the resignation of Solicitor General Preeta D. Bansal"

CJA's October 16, 2001 letter to John Caher, Albany Bureau Chief -- "Judicial Election Reform Sought: State Joins National Push for Greater Civility in Campaigns for Bench', front-page, NYLJ, 10/16/01"

John Caher's October 19, 2001 note to CJA

CJA's November 30, 2001 letter to Kris Fischer, Editor-in-Chief -- "RE: Doing a 'Behind the News' investigative story about the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct, based on the record in Elena Ruth Sassower, Coordinator of the Center for Judicial Accountability, Inc., acting pro bono publico v. Commission on Judicial Conduct of the State of New York (NY Co. 108551/99) -- and about Attorney General Spitzer's official misconduct, as documented therein"

John Caher's note to CJA, rec'd December 26, 2001

CJA's December 27, 2001 letter to John Caher -- "RE: Your Pick of Substantive 'Behind the News' Stories -- All Interconnected: (1) the readily-verifiable corruption of 'merit selection' to the New York Court of Appeals; (2) the readily-verifiable corruption of the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct; (3) the readily-verifiable official misconduct of New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer"

2002


CJA's January 7, 2002 letter to Kris Fischer -- "RE: Doing a 'Behind the News' investigative story about the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct, based on the record in Elena Ruth Sassower, Coordinator of the Center for Judicial Accountability, Inc., acting pro bono publico v. Commission on Judicial Conduct of the State of New York (NY Co. 108551/99) -- and about Attorney General Spitzer's official misconduct, as documented therein"

CJA's January 17, 2002 note to Kris Fischer

CJA's March 11, 2002 letter to John Caher  -- "RE: The Story Behind Your Front-Page Story: 'Justice Milton Williams Named to Lead First Department Panel' (3/8/02)"

CJA's April 5, 2002 fax to John Caher -- "RE: The Commission case"

CJA's May 3, 2002 letter to John Caher -- "RE: 'Law Day at the Court of Appeals: Elena Ruth Sassower, Coordinator of the Center for Judicial Accountability, Inc., acting pro bono publico v. Commission on Judicial Conduct of the State of New York"

John Caher's May 7, 2002 e-mail to CJA  -- "Subj: documents"

CJA's May 10, 2002 fax to Kris Fischer -- "RE: Law Journal coverage"

CJA's October 10, 2002 letter to assistant to George Dillehay, Publisher -- "RE: Election Coverage: The on-the-job performance of Attorney General Eliot Spitzer -- beginning with his follow-through on promises publicly-made at the Law Journal's January 27, 1999 breakfast for him"

CJA's   October 11, 2002 letter to George Dillehay -- "RE: RELEVANT ELECTION COVERAGE: Attorney General Spitzer's publicly-made promises"
 SEE:      
Correspondence- State: Attorney General Spitzer
               
Test Cases - State (Commission)
               
Correspondence - State: NYS Ethics Commission
               
Correspondence - State: U.S. Attorneys for the Eastern & Southern Districts of NY
               
Correspondence - State: Manhattan District Attorney Morgenthau
               
Judicial Selection -- State: NYS

"Public Offered Insight into Judicial Discipline", news coverage of forum

CJA's December 16, 2002 e-mail to John Caher -- "Subj: Stopping tomorrow's 'rubber stamp' Senate confirmation proceedings"

NYLJ's December 18, 2002 front-page News In Brief item, "Lack Receives High Support for Court Appointment"

2003

CJA's January 21, 2003 letter to John Caher -- "RE: Vindicating the Public's Rights to 'Merit Selection': CJA's Opposition to Confirmation of Susan P. Read to the Court of Appeals"

CJA's January 22, 2003 e-mail to John Caher -- "Subj: CJA testimony in opposition to Read confirmation"

NYLJ's January 23, 2003 front-page picture of Judge Read at confirmation hearing, captioned, "Smooth Sailing"

CJA's March 14, 2003 letter & e-mail to Kris Fischer -- "RE: The New York Law Journal's 'Service' to the Legal Community"

2004

APRIL 12, 2004 FRONT-PAGE/NEWS IN BRIEF: "Sassower Faces Charges of Disrupting Congress"

APRIL 21, 2004 FRONT-PAGE/NEWS IN BRIEF: "Sassower Found Guilty of Disrupting Congress"

CJA's May 12, 2004 e-mail to Kris Fischer

Kris Fischer's May 12, 2004 e-mail

CJA's May 17, 2004 proposed Letter to the Editor

CJA's May 18, 2004 e-mail to Kris Fischer (11:36 a.m.)

Kris Fischer's May 18, 2004 e-mail (1:55 p.m.)

CJA's May 18, 2004 e-mail & fax to Kris Fischer (2:35 p.m.)

Kris Fischer's May 18, 2004 e-mail (5:52 p.m.), responding to CJA's included 4:44 p.m. e-mail), responding to Kris Fischer's 4:22 (p.m.) e-mail

CJA's published Letter to the Editor, "Portrayal in News Item Found 'Denigrating'", May 19, 2004

CJA's May 27, 2004 memo to Kris Fischer -- "RE: FOLLOW- UP COVERAGE: 'DISRUPTION OF CONGRESS': JUNE 1st SENTENCING: USA v. Elena Ruth Sassower: 'Championing Basic Citizen Rights  -- and the Vital Importance of Citizen Participation in Federal Judicial Selection'"


CJA's June 25, 2004 memo to Kris Fischer -- "RE: FOLLOW- UP COVERAGE: 'DISRUPTION OF CONGRESS': JUNE 28th SENTENCING: USA v. Elena Ruth Sassower: 'Championing Basic Citizen Rights  -- and the Vital Importance of Citizen Participation in Federal Judicial Selection'

JULY 8, 2004 FRONT-PAGE ARTICLE by TOM PERROTTA: "Refusal to Apologize Costs Judicial Watchdog 6 Months"


2005

CJA's August 9, 2005 memo to Tom Perrotta -- "RE: DISCHARGING YOUR JOURNALISTIC RESPONSIBILITIES BY FOLLOW-UP REPORTING ON THE 'DISRUPTION OF CONGRESS' CASE"

CJA's September 2, 2005 memo -- "RE: Election Coverage: Examining Manhattan D.A. Morgenthau's Record with Respect to Judicial Corruption and Conflicts of Interest -- and Getting His Response and that of Would-Be D.A. Snyder", e-mailed to Daniel Wise   
       
SEE: CORRESPONDENCE-NYS Officials: Manhattan D.A. Morgenthau

        SEE: CORRESPONDENCE-NYS Officials: Brooklyn D.A. Hynes
  --  CJA's September 2, 2005 memo to D.A. Morgenthau & Would-Be D.A. Snyder -- "RE: THE VOTERS" RIGHT TO YOUR RESPONSE"
  --  CJA's September 8, 2005 memo to Democratic Candidates for Brooklyn D.A.-- "RE: Informing the Voters -- and the Mainstream and Editorializing Press -- of Brooklyn D.A. Hynes' Cover-Up of Systemic, High-Level Judicial Corruption, Including with Respect to 'Clubhouse' Control of Nominations for Elective Judgeships"
   -- CJA's September 8, 2005 memo to Brooklyn D.A. Hynes -- "RE: THE VOTERS" RIGHT TO YOUR RESPONSE"

2006

CJA's August 28, 2006 memo to Kris Fischer, Jeffrey Story (Executive Editor), & John Caher -- "RE: YOUR ONGOING ELECTION COVERAGE -- The Races for New York Governor, U.S. Senator from New York, and New York Attorney General"
              
SEE: Elections 2006: Informing the Voters
 

CJA's September 1, 2006 memo to Kris Fischer -- "RE: QUESTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES FOR THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION FOR NEW YORK STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL"
 

September 6, 2006 -- Daniel Wise given, in hand, a copy of CJA's September 1, 2006 memo-letter to the attorney general candidates  PLUS CJA's June 20, 2006 memo-letter to the attorney general candidates

September 7, 2006 article by Daniel Wise "Candidates Stress Credentials To Gain Edge in Race for A.G."


CJA's September 18, 2006 letter to Kris Fischer -- "RE: LETTER TO THE EDITOR: 'Pigott Breezes Through Hearing' / 'Pigott Sails Through Confirmation Hearing', September 15, 2006"

CJA's December 27, 2006 memo to Kris Fischer, as member of the Advisory Board of the Program in Law & Journalism at NY Law School: -- "RE: PROGRAM IN LAW & JOURNALISM: Building Scholarship, Commentary, & Pedagogy based on Primary Source Documentary Evidence, Beginning with the Evidence Presented by CJA’s Groundbreaking Public Interest Lawsuit against The New York Times in Vindication of the First Amendment – for which additionally, we seek amicus curiae and other legal assistance, either pro bono or paid"

2007

CJA's February 12, 2007 e-mail to John Caher -- "Subject: CJA's citizen opposition to the confirmation of Justice Jones to the NY Court of Appeals"
           SEE: Judicial Selection-NYS-"Merit Selection"-NY Court of Appeals-Jones

CJA's February 23, 2007 e-mail to Jeff Storey (Executive Editor) -- "Subject: Citizen Opposition to Senate Confirmation of Chief Judge Kaye's Reappointment to the NY Court of Appeals"
       
  
SEE: Judicial Selection-NYS-"Merit Selection"-NY Court of Appeals-Kaye

CJA's March 2, 2007 e-mail to Jeff Storey -- "Subject: CJA's opposition to Chief Judge Kaye"

CJA's March 6, 2007 e-mail to Jeff Storey -- "Subject:  PRESS ALERT: POSTPONEMENT OF CHIEF JUDGE KAYE'S CONFIRMATION"

March 7, 2007: "Kaye Confirmed", front page

CJA's November 19, 2007 e-mail to Kris Fischer, Editor-in-Chief, New York Law Journal, requesting that she forward to "ALL editors and reporters at American Lawyer Media responsible for Supreme Court coverage", CJA's e-mail: "Press Release: Bringing Accountability to the U.S. Supreme Court"

Kris Fischer's November 19, 2007 e-mail -- "Subject: Re: Press Release: Bringing Accountability to the U.S. Supreme Court"

CJA's November 19, 2007 e-mail to Kris Fischer, with copies to Tony Mauro, Marcia Coyle, Tom Schoenberg, Marisa McQuilken -- "Subject: THANK YOU!, etc -- RE: Press Release: Bringing Accountability to the U.S. Supreme Court"

Kris Fischer's November 19, 2007 e-mail -- "Subject: Re:  THANK YOU!, etc -- RE: Press Release: Bringing Accountability to the U.S. Supreme Court"

CJA's November 19, 2007 e-mail to Kris Fischer -- "Subject: Thank you -- and to you, too."

cc: Kris Fischer -- CJA's December 11, 2007 memo to Legal Times' Tony Mauro & Tom Schoenberg --"RE:  CONTRIBUTING TO SCHOLARSHIP & TEACHING..."

cc: Kris Fischer -- CJA's December 11, 2007 memo to National Law Journal's Marcia Coyle -- "RE: CONTRIBUTING TO SCHOLARSHIP & TEACHING..."

 

2012

April 5, 2012: "The People Fight Back!  Groundbreaking Lawsuit...to Stop NY Judicial Pay Raises -- & Secure Judicial Accountability"

2013

CJA's January 4, 2013 e-mail to the Legislative Press
"The Most Important Votes of the Upcoming 236th Legislative Session"

CJA's January 8, 2013 e-mail to the Legislative Press:
"ALERT:  Behind-the-scenes struggle over Senate rules reported by Daily News. What are you reporting?"   Daily News' January 6, 2013 article

 RULES & LEADERSHIP"   Albany Times Union January 8, 2013 article

March 15, 2013 Press Release "Is the Judiciary Budget a 'Slush Fund'? NY's Sham Budget Process & the Hoax of its New Transparency

March 31 2013 Press Release  "THE UNFINISHED NEW YORK STATE BUDGET STORY ON THE GOVERNOR’S DESK"



Legal Times

 

2004

CJA's March 3, 2004 memo to Tony Mauro/Accredited U.S. Supreme Court Reporter -- "RE: Supplementing & Reinforcing CJA's March 1, 2004 story proposal: your 'Courtside' column, 'Decoding High Court Recusals', Legal Times, 3/1/04 "

CJA's March 15, 2004 follow-up memo to Tony Mauro -- "RE: BRINGING IN THE EDITORS TO REVIEW CJA's March 1st story proposal & March 3rd supplement"

CJA's April 2, 2004 memo to Tom Schoenberg -- "RE: United States v. Elena Ruth Sassower, 'Disruption of Congress'"


CJA's April 8, 2004 memo to Tom Schoenberg

CJA's April 9, 2004 fax to Tom Schoenberg -- "RE: Disruption of Congress"

CJA's April 9, 2004 fax to Tom Schoenberg -- "RE: 'Disruption of Congress' case"

APRIL 12, 2004 FRONT-PAGE ARTICLE by Tom Schoenberg: "The Trial Of A Judicial Gadfly"

APRIL 19, 2004 ARTICLE by Tom Schoenberg: "On Trial"

APRIL 26, 2004 ARTICLE by Tom Schoenberg: "Quick Conviction"

CJA's May 27, 2004 memo to Tom Schoenberg; Jonathan Groner/Editor-at-Large; Eva Rodriguez/Editor-in-Chief
-- "RE: FOLLOW- UP COVERAGE: 'DISRUPTION OF CONGRESS': JUNE 1st SENTENCING: USA v. Elena Ruth Sassower: 'Championing Basic Citizen Rights  -- and the Vital Importance of Citizen Participation in Federal Judicial Selection'"


CJA's June 25, 2004 memo to Tom Schoenberg; Jonathan Groner/Editor-at-Large; Eva Rodriguez/Editor-in-Chief
 -- "RE: FOLLOW- UP COVERAGE: 'DISRUPTION OF CONGRESS': JUNE 28th SENTENCING: USA v. Elena Ruth Sassower: 'Championing Basic Citizen Rights  -- and the Vital Importance of Citizen Participation in Federal Judicial Selection'


JULY 5, 2004 ARTICLE by Tom Schoenberg: "Jailed"

DECEMBER 20, 2004 ISSUE: "2004 Year in Review -- It Was Not Their Year: Investigated, Attacked, Defeated. Jailed.  The players who'd like to forget 2004."

2005

CJA's August 9, 2005 memo to Tom Schoenberg -- "RE: DISCHARGING YOUR JOURNALISTIC RESPONSIBILITIES BY FOLLOW-UP REPORTING ON THE 'DISRUPTION OF CONGRESS' CASE"

2007

CJA's August 22, 2007 e-mail to Legal Times' Editorial Assistant Marisa McQuilken & Executive Editor Tom Schoenberg, with copy to Tony Mauro -- "Subject: Cert Petition - 'Disruption of Congress' Case & Legal Times articles by Chief Justice Roberts"

cc to Mauro: CJA's August 24, 2007 e-mail to Justice at Stake Campaign & Partners -- "Subject: Championing Judicial Independence at the U.S. Supreme Court -- Cert Petition in the 'Disruption of Congress' Case" 

CJA's August 30, 2007 e-mail to Marisa McQuilken, with copies to Tom Schoenberg and Tony Mauro -- Subject: Have You Found the Legal Times articles by Chief Justice Roberts?"

Marisa McQuilken's August 30, 2007 e-mail to CJA -- "RE: Subject: Have You Found the Legal Times articles by Chief Justice Roberts?"

CJA's August 30, 2007 e-mail to Marisa McQuilken, with copies to Tom Schoenberg and Tony Mauro -- "Subject: Thank You!  Re: Have You Found the Legal Times articles by Chief Justice Roberts?"

CJA's September 20, 2007 e-mail to Tony Mauro, with copies to Tom Schoenberg and Marisa McQuilken -- "Subject: Justice Roberts' Theme of Judicial Independence & The First Amendment -- Now Playing Out in the 'Disruption of Congress' Case Before Him & The Court"

CJA's September 20, 2007 e-mail to Tony Mauro, with copies to Tom Schoenberg and Marisa McQuilken -- "Please call me when you're off deadline.  It's URGENT"

CJA's September 21, 2007 e-mail to Tony Mauro, with copies to Tom Schoenberg and Marisa McQuilken -- "Subject: A Law Unto Itself -- The U.S. Supreme Court Clerk's Office"

CJA's October 9, 2007 e-mail to Tony Mauro, with copies to Marisa McQuilken and Tom Schoenberg -- "Your coverage of Chief Justice Roberts' speech at Syracuse University"

CJA's October 12, 2007 e-mail to Tony Mauro -- "Subject: Boumediene -- It's Not Just about Guantanamo Bay Detainees"

CJA's November 13, 2007 e-mail to Tony Mauro, with copy to Tom Schoenberg -- "Subject: Laying Bare the 'Internal Operations and Culture' of the Supreme Court & Its Clerk's Office"

CJA's November 15, 2007 e-mail to Tony Mauro, with copy to Tom Schoenberg -- "Subject: UPDATE: Laying Bare the 'Internal Operations and Culture' of the Supreme Court & Its Clerk's Office -- & Its Legal Office"

CJA's November 19, 2007 e-mail to Tony Mauro, with copies to Tom Schoenberg and Marisa McQuilken -- "Subject: PRESS RELEASE: 'How Does the U.S. Supreme Court Handle Misconduct Complaints against its Staff?"

CJA's November 19, 2007 e-mail to Kris Fischer, Editor-in-Chief, New York Law Journal, requesting that she forward to "ALL editors and reporters at American Lawyer Media responsible for Supreme Court coverage", CJA's e-mail: "Press Release: Bringing Accountability to the U.S. Supreme Court"

Kris Fischer's November 19, 2007 e-mail -- "Subject: Re: Press Release: Bringing Accountability to the U.S. Supreme Court"

CJA's November 19, 2007 e-mail to Kris Fischer, with copies to Tony Mauro, Marcia Coyle, Tom Schoenberg, Marisa McQuilken -- "Subject: THANK YOU!, etc -- RE: Press Release: Bringing Accountability to the U.S. Supreme Court"

Kris Fischer's November 19, 2007 e-mail -- "Subject: Re:  THANK YOU!, etc -- RE: Press Release: Bringing Accountability to the U.S. Supreme Court"

CJA's November 19, 2007 e-mail to Kris Fischer -- "Subject: Thank you -- and to you, too."

cc to Mauro:  CJA's November 20-21, 2007 e-mail -- "Subject: Defending Your Column 'Hey Justices: Stop Talking, Start Working" vs Mark Obbie's Lawbeat Blog"

CJA's March 11, 2008 e-mail to The National Law Journal & Legal Times
-- "RE:  Peeking Behind the Closed Doors of the Judicial Conference -- Deliberations on the Proposed New Rules for Federal Judicial Discipline"

  SEE:     CJA's March 6, 2008 Letter to Chief Justice Roberts & Critique of the Report to the
              Chief Justice
on the Implementation of the Judicial Conduct & Disability Act of 1980




National Law Journal

NJC's June 18, 1992 fax to Fred Strasser, Managing Editor
  
SEE: Judicial Selection - Federal 1992-3

NJC's August 4, 1992 fax to Fred Strasser

NJC's January 25, 1993 fax to Chris Carmody

NJC's January 26, 1993 fax to Chris Carmody

CJA's July 1, 1996 fax to Marcia Coyle
  -- transmitting CJA's June 28, 1996 letter to U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Hatch
 -- SEE: Judicial Selection - Federal: 1996

CJA's March 15, 2004 memo to Marcia Coyle/Accredited U.S. Supreme Court Reporter -- "RE: BRINGING IN THE EDITORS TO REVIEW CJA's March 1st story proposal & March 3rd supplement"
  --
SEE:

 CJA's November 19, 2007 e-mail to Kris Fischer, Editor-in-Chief, New York Law Journal, requesting that she forward to "ALL editors and reporters at American Lawyer Media responsible for Supreme Court coverage", CJA's e-mail: "Press Release: Bringing Accountability to the U.S. Supreme Court"

Kris Fischer's November 19, 2007 e-mail -- "Subject: Re: Press Release: Bringing Accountability to the U.S. Supreme Court"

 CJA's November 19, 2007 e-mail to Kris Fischer, with copies to Tony Mauro, Marcia Coyle, Tom Schoenberg, Marisa McQuilken -- "Subject: THANK YOU!, etc -- RE: Press Release: Bringing Accountability to the U.S. Supreme Court"

CJA's March 11, 2008 e-mail to The National Law Journal & Legal Times -- "RE:  Peeking Behind the Closed Doors of the Judicial Conference -- Deliberations on the Proposed New Rules for Federal Judicial Discipline"

 
 SEE:     CJA's March 6, 2008 Letter to Chief Justice Roberts & Critique of the Report to the
              Chief Justice
on the Implementation of the Judicial Conduct & Disability Act of 1980

2011

National Law Journal / Legal Times (BLT)

 

CJA's March 17, 2001 e-mail -- "'WITHOUT PRINTED REPORT': The Senate Executive Calendar for Caitlin Halligan's nomination to the US Ct of Appeals for the DC Circuit"

                    
March 17, 2011 BLT article -- "Senate Confirms Another D.C. Judge" by David Ingram


American Lawyer

CJA's June 17, 1992 fax to Ann Glusker, Senior Editor
 
  SEE: Judicial Selection - Federal 1992-3

CJA's February 5, 1997 letter to Susan Hansen, Senior Reporter

 

 

 

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