Tort-Tacular - A District Court Judge -- Brian Mark Cogan -- who threatens attorneys for responding to papers served by the U.S. Government, alters the record and refuses to correct his own material misrepresentations in his own decisions while repeatedly violating federal law?


Another party aggrieved by Cogan sums it up nicely(

"He falls presently – from greater heights still than Icarus, Phaethon, or even the brightest angel, who plunged as all favorites must. Article III could not have contemplated a more abysmal descent, although Yates predicted it. Indeed, if Judge Cogan had simply applied the laws and rules of the Constitution with the slightest tincture of good faith, I would not be finishing up a 30-page exposition detailing misconduct that would subject any other federal judge to impeachment by the U.S. Congress, if not indictment by the U.S. Department of Justice.”

INSPIRED BY :The ruthless actions of a particular nasty judge, Judge Brian Cogan of theEastern District of New York.  He is a liar/cheat/felon /traitor.

We were busy running a theater, The Brooklyn Lyceum, when he decided that his oaths, the constitution, the amendments, Second Circuit precedents, Supreme Court precedents, Federal Law, Federal Rules of Evidence, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Federal Local Rules, Fed. Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, Bankruptcy Local Rules, Logic and Common Sense were all optional.  We fight until we can get back to running the Brooklyn Lyceum.   Till then we will do what it takes, no matter the personal effort or time or expense, to stop Judge Brian Cogan and others like him.

What others say about Cogan : says:

Seems to quote one standard for big guys but ignores that standard for little guys.

He wrongfully file charges against my attorney and force me to represent myself in a very intense civil rights case that's over 18 years old against the city of New York 

My experience with Judge Cogan was not very good. He took a very condescending tone towards hard working, conscientious litigators and generally demonstrated that he does not have the proper temperament to be a federal judge. He is a public servant, and should act like one. 

This caricature can't tell the difference between an affidavit and a lien.

Attempting to silence dissent by referring case to US Attorney Robert Capers for prosecution alleging a lien was filed when it is clearly an affidavit outlining one single, solitary violation of Federal law by Cogan.

Conservative pro government; pro defense. Doesn't belong on the bench. 

Decides cases based on wealth.
The wealthiest and more powerful litigant always prevails.

abysmal demeanor.
lacks willingness to follow basic requirements of job.

Should be indicted for fraud, misrepresentation and collusion with other judges to ignore very simple due process issues.
Ignores documented mortgage fraud, filing of false instruments and forgery.
Lies and ignores you when you catch him(it ain't hard) in any lie.
The shame of Cornell Law School.

 Terrible judge who was so biased at the initial conference that he told a party NOT to settle a case after the parties informed him they were close to settling.  Openly favors one side from the start. Has neither the tact nor the intelligence to be a USDJ. Totally feeds into the notions of republican appointed judges being openly contemptuous of plaintiffs. Feigns "getting" the issues while undermining a case in font of opposing counsel. Thinks he is the smartest guy in the room and tries to bully attorneys into think the same. This emperor has no clothes.

Agree with petty tyrant. Cogan would chew arm off rather than follow due process.
Scared of litigants whio challenge him. Bully. 

Judge Cogan is irrational and ill tempered. He gets off by browbeating attorneys. He also wants his threats to spur settlement, and he backs parties into posiitons on issues that are not germane to the case. He should go work for the Federalist Society and write briefs on behalf of neo-conservative causes.

Judge Cogan is a petty tyrant who enjoys nothing more than tormenting attorneys. 

He lacks the ability to reason and he renders irrational and absurd decisions. He seems to decide cases right from the start based on who is suing whom without any thought, analysis or factual development, and then he tries to support his decisions with statues and case law he realty does not understand. Should have stayed in private practice.

Demons Run

--Demons run when a good man goes to war
Night will fall and drown the sun
When a good man goes to war
--Friendship dies and true love lies
Night will fall and the dark will rise
When a good man goes to war
--Demons run, but count the cost
The battle's won, but the child is lost
When a good man goes to war

from "A Good Man Goes to War" -Doctor Who 
Information commons  - Grand Army Plaza Library

NOTE:  We would rather be working on our theater ( than blowing holes  in the judicial firmament large enough for everyone to see and use.  But this is where we find ourselves and where we must make a stand until such time as what was supposed to happen, happens.

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