Sunday, October 23, 2011

Memoranum of the Review Officer in Response to the Courts Order to Show Cause for Preliminary Injunction

On Monday October 18, Larry Cary, of the law firm of Cary Kane LLP, filed an Order to Show Cause for Preliminary Injunction, before United States District Judge Richard M. Berman, ordering that Review Officer Dennis Walsh (RO), show cause in writing why an order should not be issued reversing the RO's decision to disqualify Michael Ciechorski, Kevin Corrigan, John DeFalco, Shawn Eichorn, George LaMontagne, Charles Lucas, Tommy McGonnigle and Bill Walsh, from their candidacy for office and restoring their names to the ballot in the upcoming December 15, 2011 District Council election.

The complaint filed by Cary, argues that the candidates were vetoed for various "arbitrary and capricious" reasons and that the RO exceeded his authority under the June 3, Stipulation and Order and is "reviewable by the court."

In the RO's response he argues that he properly exercised his authority under paragraph 5.k.iv of the Stipulation and Order and his decisions not to approve the above named candidates should be upheld by the court.

Below is the RO's response to the Courts Order.
Memoranum of the Review Officer in Response to the Courts Order to Show Cause for Preliminary Injunction



  2. Connections Nailed Down
    Tuesday, March 21, 1995

    Carpenters with criminal records, mob ties or both get the best jobs at the Javits Center, a court-appointed union monitor charged yesterday. The following, including projected 1994 earnings, is based on records submitted to an anti-corruption panel by independent monitor Kenneth Conboy.

    Michael Monaco, alleged Genovese associate, $117,735

    Vincent Gigante, nephew of Genovese boss Vincent (The Chin) Gigante, $111,110

    Joseph Scolaro, son-in-law of alleged Genovese capo Dominick (Quiet Dom) Cirillo, $107,027

    John Sorrenti, took Fifth Amendment when questioned in racketeering lawsuit against carpenters union, $103,710

    Anthony Monti, brother of reputed Genovese soldier Frank Monti, $100,169

    Tom Ficarotta, son of reputed Genovese soldier Anthony Ficarotta, $89,625

  3. I am curious since it was sideways and hard to read. Did a candidate get vetoed because he did not agree with the UBC rat bastard who dissolved another local without the consent of and against the will of its membership??

  4. Yes Richard, he was vetoed for opposing the merger


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