Governor Mario Cuomo
1, 1989 letter from Eli Vigliano, Esq., Founder
and Chairman, Ninth Judicial Committee, hand-delivered
to the Governor's Executive Chamber, requesting appointment of a
Special Prosecutor to investigate multitudinous Election Law
criminal violations and fraud in the Ninth Judicial District of NY in
connection with the 1989 Three-Year Deal between Republican and Democratic
party leaders for judicial cross-endorsements in the Ninth Judicial
District and the judicial nominating conventions implementing it.
18, 1991 letter from Doris L. Sassower,
Ninth Judicial Committee's pro bono
counsel, reiterating request for appointment of a Special Prosecutor
to investigate judicial corruption in
Castracan v. Colavita, et al.,
the Election Law case brought for judicial review of the constitutionality,
legality, and ethical propriety of the 1989 Three-Year Deal and the implementing
judicial nominating conventions.
June 19, 1991 transmittal coversheet from Doris L. Sassower for appointment of Special Prosecutor
October 24, 1991 letter in further support of appointment of
-- click here for particulars of Board of Election misconduct, set forth in Doris Sassower's October 28, 1990 affirmation & reply brief in Castracan v. Colavita
October 31, 1991 letter from NJC Director, Doris L. Sassower, identifying the systemic problem of "incompetent and corrupt judges who sit on the bench by virtue of their political ties " as financially ruinous to NY's economy and requesting an opportunity to make a "testimonial and documentary contribution to assist [the Governor] in implementing “new strategies to better utilize constrained resources more effectively.”
December 18, 1991 letter from Governor Cuomo's Executive Chamber declining to reconsider prior denial of NJC's request for appointment of a Special Prosecutor.
December 19, 1991
letter from NJC's Director, Doris L. Sassower, urging
implementation of the Report and Recommendations of the Commission on
Governmental Integrity (chaired by John Feerick, Dean of Fordham Law School),
costing NYS taxpayers
$10,000,000 to find out that "the
lack of judicial competence and integrity has exacerbated, if not created,
the financial crisis in our courts."