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THE PEOPLE FIGHT BACK...

Intervening
on behalf of the People of the State of New York
& the Public Interest

for a Declaration
of Unconstitutionality, Etc.
vs Commission to Investigate Public Corruption

 

PROPOSED INTERVENING PLAINTIFF'S JUNE 17, 2014 MOTION FOR REARGUMENT/RENEWAL, VACATUR & OTHER RELIEF              

Exhibit 8-a:     Assistant Solicitor General Vale’s May 13, 2014 “Notice of Entry”

Exhibit 8-b:     Justice Schlesinger’s April 30, 2014 decision on motion sequence #002 herein

Exhibit 9:        Proposed Intervening Plaintiff’s April 22, 2014 e-mail (10:30 a.m.)

Exhibit 10:      Assistant Solicitor General Vale’s April 22, 2014 letter to Justice Schlesinger (7:01 p.m.)

Exhibit 11-a:   Proposed Intervening Plaintiff’s April 23, 2014 e-mail  (8:01 a.m.)

Exhibit 11-b:   Proposed Intervening Plaintiff’s April 23, 2014 e-mail (9:41 a.m.)

Exhibit 11-c:   Proposed Intervening Plaintiff’s April 23, 2014 e-mail (11:59 a.m.)

Exhibit 12:      Proposed Intervening Plaintiff’s April 24, 2014 e-mail (9:37 a.m.)

Exhibit 13-a:   Law Clerk Magaldi’s April 24, 2014 e-mail (11:09 a.m.)

Exhibit 13-b:   Proposed Intervening Plaintiff’s April 24, 2014 e-mail (2:39 p.m.)

Exhibit 13-c:   Assistant Solicitor General Vale’s April 24, 2014 e-mail (2:50 p.m.), ………………Exhibit 13-c(1)……. attached filed stipulation of discontinuance 

Exhibit 13-d:   Law Clerk Magaldi’s April 24, 2014 e-mail  (3:28 p.m.)

Exhibit 13-e:   Law Clerk Magaldi’s April 24, 2014 e-mail (4:25 p.m.)

Exhibit 13-f:   Proposed Intervening Plaintiff’s April 24, 2014 e-mail (4:59 p.m.)

Exhibit 13-g:   Law Clerk Magaldi’s April 24, 2014 e-mail (5:10 p.m.)

Exhibit 14:      Transcript of April 28, 2014 oral argument

Exhibit 15-a:  "AG ‘surprised’ Gov. Cuomo shut down anti-corruption commission so fast”, New York Daily News, April 24, 2014 (Ken Lovett)

Exhibit 15-b:  "Cuomo on Moreland tampering: It’s my commission”,Crain’s New York Business Week, April 24, 2014 (Chris Bragg)

Exhibit 15-c:   "Andrew Cuomo’s Tantrum”, New York Times, April 24, 2014 (Eleanor Randolph)

Exhibit 15-d:   Gov. Cuomo: I didn’t interfere with anti-corruption panel…but if I did, it’s my prerogative”, New York Daily News, April 24, 2014 (Ken Lovett)

Exhibit 16-a:   Justice Schlesinger’s April 30, 2014 order on motion sequence #001 herein

Exhibit 16-b:   Justice Schlesinger’s April 30, 2014 order on motion sequence #001 in #160876/2013,
…………….
Exhibit 16-b(1)…..accompanying so-ordered stipulation of discontinuance      (so-ordered page)

Exhibit 17:      Analysis of Justice Schlesinger’s April 30, 2014 decision

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COUNSEL'S JULY 22, 2014 OPPOSTION

July 22, 2014 opposing memorandum of Kirkland Ellis LLC & Loeb & Loeb LLC

July 22, 2014 opposing memorandum of Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLC

July 22, 2014 opposing affirmation of Attorney General

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PROPOSED INTERVENING PLAINTIFF'S SEPTEMBER 26, 2014 AFFIDAVIT IN REPLY & IN FURTHER SUPPORT OF MOTION

Exhibit 18-a:   Justification for Contract between Assembly and Kasowitz, Benson, Torres, Friedman, LLP

Exhibit 18-b:   Contract #C111945 between Assembly and Kasowitz, Benson, Torres, Friedman, LLP

Exhibit 19:      November 27, 2013 Letter Amendment to Contract between Assembly and Kasowitz, Benson, Torres, Friedman, LLP

Exhibit 20-a:   Proposed Intervening Plaintiff's July 1, 2014 FOIL request to Records Access Officer for Attorney General Schneiderman

Exhibit 20-b:   July 9, 2014 acknowledgement from Attorney General Schneiderman’s Records Access Officer

Exhibit 20-c:   August 6, 2014 response from Attorney General Schneiderman’s Records Access Officer   ENCLOSURE

Exhibit 20-d:   September 3, 2013 letter from Assembly Administrative Counsel Amy Metcalfe to Attorney General’s Principal Attorney in the “Contract Approval Unit”, Lorraine Remo

Exhibit 20-e:   September 18, 2013 letter from Assembly Administrative Amy Metcalfe to Deputy Attorney General Megan Levine

Exhibit 21-a:  Proposed Intervening Plaintiff's July 1, 2014 FOIL request to Records Access Officer of Comptroller DiNapoli

Exhibit 21-b:   July 10, 2014 acknowledgement from Comptroller DiNapoli’s Records Access Officer

Exhibit 21-c:   July 24, 2014 response from Comptroller DiNapoli’s Records Access Officer -- ENCLOSURE

Exhibit 21-d:   August 26, 2013 Assembly Contract Approval Request Form

Exhibit 21-e:   September 3, 2013 letter from Assembly Administrative Counsel Amy Metcalfe to Comptroller’s Chief Auditor William Hughes

Exhibit 21-f:   December 3, 2013 Assembly Contract Approval Request Form

Exhibit 21-g:   December 4, 2013 letter from Assembly Administrative Counsel Amy Metcalfe to Attorney General’s Principal Attorney/“Contract Approval Unit”, Lorraine Remo

Exhibit 21-h:  January 23, 2013 e-mail from Deputy Attorney General Meg Levine to Nancy Groenwegen, Counsel to Comptroller, with copy to Lorraine Remo

Exhibit 21-i:   February 20, 2014 letter from Charlotte Breeyear, Director of Contracts/Office of the State Comptroller to Assembly Administrative Counsel Amy Metcalfe, with enclosed “Outside Counsel Contract Guidelines”

Exhibit 21-j:   February 20, 2014 approval by Charlotte Breeyear of Amendment #1

Exhibit 22-a:   Proposed Intervening Plaintiff’s July 30 FOIL/records request to Secretary of Senate

Exhibit 22-b:   Proposed Intervening Plaintiff’s August 22, 2014 e-mail to Secretary of Senate

Exhibit 22-c:   Secretary of Senate’s August 22, 2014 e-mail response with August 6, 2014 response

Exhibit 22-d:   Proposed Intervening Plaintiff’s August 22, 2014 e-mail to Secretary of Senate

Exhibit 22-e:   Secretary of Senate’s August 22, 2014 e-mail response

Exhibit 23-a:      May 1, 2008 Senate Contract #C150014 with Lewis & Fiore, Esqs.  

Exhibit 23-b:   Lewis & Fiore's April 24, 2008 proposal

Exhibit 24-a:   Democratic Primary Gubernatorial Candidate Teachout July 28, 2014 letter to Attorney General Schneiderman, with copies to Commission Co-Chairs and Members

Exhibit 24-b:   Proposed Intervening Plaintiff’s e-mail to Zephyr Teachout

Exhibit 25-a:   July 28, 2014 statement of Commission Co-Chair William J. Fitzpatrick

Exhibit 25-b:  "Fitzpatrick defends Moreland, Cuomo", Albany Times Union/Capitol Confidential, July 28, 2014 (Casey Seiler)

Exhibit 25-c:   August 20, 2014 letter to all major legislative candidates signed by Commission Co-Chair Kathleen Rice & Commissioners David Soares, Peter Zimroth, Lance Liebman

Exhibit 25-d: “Lost in the controversy – Moreland’s critical recommendations: Civic leaders call on candidates to embrace campaign finance reform”, Legislative Gazette, August 25, 2014 (James Gormley)

Exhibit 26:  Proposed Intervening Plaintiff’s June 24, 2014 letter to Justice Schlesinger
     Enclosure #1 -- E-Docket
     Enclosure #2 -- List of What Posted Documents Actually Are
     Enclosure #3 -- OSC with Affidavit in Support of E-Filing
     Enclosure #4 -- Notice to Court from Ex Parte Office
     Enclosure #5 -- E-Mails Transmitting PDFs

Exhibit 27-a:   Proposed Intervening Plaintiff’s June 27, 2014 letter to Justice Schlesinger, with Kasowitz’ June 26, 2014 e-mail

Exhibit 27-b:   Justice Schlesinger’s July 7, 2014 signed order

Exhibit 28-a:   Proposed Intervening Plaintiff’s July 24, 2014 letter to counsel

Exhibit 28-b:  Proposed Intervening Plaintiff's July 25, 2014 letter to Justice Schlesinger’s court clerk

Exhibit 29-a:      Proposed Intervening Plaintiff’s September 3, 2014 letter to Justice Schlesinger

Exhibit 29-b:   Proposed Intervening Plaintiff’s September 4, 2014 e-mail to Rose Ann Magaldi/ Principal Law Clerk to Justice Schlesinger

Exhibit 29-c:      Proposed Intervening Plaintiff’s September 4, 2014 letter to Justice Schlesinger


PROPOSED INTERVENING PLAINTIFF'S SEPTEMBER 26, 2014 REPLY MEMORANDUM OF LAW

 

Court's October 2, 2014 letter
scheduling oral argument on reargument motion!

click here for
Press Release-News Flash of oral argument, etc.

Court's October 2, 2014 letter
scheduling oral argument on reargument motion!


AUDIO OF Elena Sassower's December 3, 2014 rebuttal argument as to Justice Schlesinger's disqualifying actual bias & interest & OVATION

handwritten request to Justice Schlesinger, following oral argument

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Justice Schlesinger's fraudulent December 23, 2014 Decision -- identifying NONE of the facts, law, or legal argument presented

Attorney General's January 12, 2015 Notice of Entry

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Addendum -- Continuing Related FOIL

CJA's December 17, 2014 FOIL to Comptroller --
"RE: Records Pertaining to the Comptroller's Approvals of Amendments & Contracts for Services by: (1) Kasowitz, Benson, Torres, Friedman LLP; (2) Kirkland & Ellis LLP;(3) Loeb & Loeb LLP

Comptroller's December 24, 2014 acknowledgment

Comptroller's January 23, 2015 response 
       Kasowitz, Benson, Torres, Friedman 
                spreadsheet   Kasowitz-1   Kasowitz-2
       Kirkland & Ellis   
       Loeb & Loeb    

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DECLARATORY JUDGMENT ACTION

New York State Senate, New York State Assembly, Dean G. Skelos, Jeffrey D. Klein, as members and Temporary Presidents of the New York State Senate, and Sheldon Silver, as member and Speaker of the New York State Assembly v. Kathleen Rice, William J. Fitzpatrick, and Milton L. Williams, in their official capacities as co-chairs of the Moreland Commission on Public Corruption, and the Moreland Commission to Investigate Public Corruption  #160941/2013, Supreme Court/NY Co. 


 

RELATED PROCEEDING:
TO QUASH SUBPOENAS, FOR PROTECTIVE ORDER,
TO INTERVENE

New York State Senate, New York State Assembly, Dean G. Skelos, Jeffrey D. Klein, as members and as Temporary Presidents of the New York State Senate, and Sheldon Silver, as member and as Speaker of the New York State Assembly v. Commission to Investigation Public Corruption,  #160935/20013, Supreme Court/NY County (Justice Joan Kenney) (Justice Alice Schlesinger) -- TO QUASH SUBPOENAS, PROTECTIVE ORDER

In the Matter of Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, PC; DeFrancisco & Falgiatano Law Firm; Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana, LLP; Lucarelli & Castaldi, LLP; Twomey, Latham, Shea, Kelley, Dubin & Quartararo, LLP; Davidson & O'Mara, PC; Friedman & Ranzenhoffer, PC; Borah, Goldstein, Altschuler, Nahins & Goidel, PC; Klein, Calderoni & Santucci, LLP; Charles J. Fuscillo, Jr.; J & A Concrete Corp; J & A Contracting Corp. of New York and 476, Inc. v. Commission to Investigate Public Corruption, #160932-2013 -- TO QUASH SUBPOENA, PROTECTIVE ORDER -- intervention

In the Matter of the Subpoena Issued by Moreland Commission to Investigate Public Corruption to Weitz & Luxenberg,  #60927-2013 -- TO QUASH SUBPOENA, PROTECTIVE ORDER -- intervention

In the Matter of  the Subpoena Issued by Moreland Commission to Investigate Public Corruption to Sahn Ward, Coschignano & Baker PLLC,  #160990-2013 -- TO QUASH SUBPOENA, PROTECTIVE ORDER -- intervention

In the Matter of Subpoena Issued By Commission to Investigate Public Corruption to Farrell Fritz, P.C., #160876-2013, Supreme Court/NY Co. -- intervention

In the Matter of Subpoena Issued by Moreland Commission to Investigate Public Corruption to Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, #160909-2013, Supreme Court/NY Co. -- intervention

Strategic Advantage International and Daniel Odescalchi v. Commission to Investigate Public Corruption, #161554-2013, Supreme Court/NY Co.

In the Matter Of Subpoena Issued By Commission to Investigate Public Corruption To Jordan & Kelly, LLC, #160937-2013, Supreme Court/NY Co.  (discontinued)

New York State Senate Republican Campaign Committee v. Commission to Investigate Public Corruption #159965/2013, Supreme Court/NY County (Justice Alice Schlesinger) - TO QUASH SUBPOENAS, PROTECTIVE ORDER (discontinued)

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April 23, 2014 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE TO INTERVENE

 

CJA's People's Campaign to Hold the Commission to Investigate Public Corruption True to its Name & Announced Purpose

 

 

 

 

 

 

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