Q&A: Richard D. Emery

, New York Law Journal

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When Mayor Bill de Blasio decided the much-maligned Civilian Complaint Review Board needed a major makeover, he turned to an attorney with a career-long history of taking on the establishment—both as an outsider and an insider.

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  • Patric Kilkenny

    Regardless of James‘s claims, and perhaps the court misinterpreted - but thank god for Monell...

  • wgalison

    If anyone readers have the inclination to defend Mr. Emery regarding the allegations below, including his simultaneous employment on the CJC and its sole oversight agency, or if anyone has the integrity and courage to confirm the seriousness of these allegations, I hope you will respond to the comment below.

  • Wgalison

    Richard Emery sits on the notoriously corrupt Commission on State Judicial Conduct, which is tasked with covering up and whitewashing crimes and misconduct by NY Judges.

    The CJC was the subject of Senate investigative hearings in 2009, at which hundreds of victims of judicial corruption testified about corruption at the CJC and Attorney Grievance Committees.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WdlmeFsH3oY

    These hearings were cancelled without explanation and all the written evidence destroyed, on the orders f Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman.

    For several years, the only State agency responsible for overseeing the CJC was the State Ethics Commission, upon which RICHARD ENERY also sat. This represents a spectacular conflict of interest.

    Only a supremely corrupt individual would accept a position in which he was overseeing himself, and only as a part of a supremely corrupt system.

    On way to clean up Albany is to put Mr. Emery on trial.

    http://judgejonathanlippman.blogspot.fr/2014/07/blog-post.html

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