MEDIATION: PROCEDURAL SUMMARY & ISSUES

Table of Contents


Index of Exhibits……………………………………………………………………i

I. HISTORY ………………………………………………………………………..1
    A. History Leading to Litigation ……………………………………………….1
    B. ComFed Salem Foreclosure Cases …………………………………………1
    C. Sweeneys File Suit - Middlesex Case……………………………………….2
    D. Failure to Raise Salem Foreclosure Judgments ……………………………3
    E. Hanify's Tangled Web #1: Conflict and Concealment Lead To Fraud……..5
    F. Sweeney Middlesex Case Jury Verdict ……………………………………..7
    G. Proceedings Following Jury Verdict in Sweeney Middlesex Case ………...7

II. UNLAWFUL REMOVAL ………………………………………………………9
      A. Failure to Perfect Removal Under General Removal Statute …………..9
      B. Clear Fraud ………………………………………………………………15
      C. Res Judicata, Collateral Estoppel, Judicial Estoppel, Federalism and
        Comity Prevented Removal …………………………………………….17
      D. Unlawful Removal - Failure to Follow FIRREA Procedures …………..19
      E. Unlawful Removal - No jurisdiction ……………………………………..22
      F. Hanify's Tangled Web #2: Collusion and Deceit………………………..24
      G. Dismissal of Claims Under D'Oench Duhme Unlawful ..……………….25
      H. Harrington Bails Out Hanify Again ……………………………………..25
      I. Hanify's Tangled Web #3: Federal Judge Notes Irregularities .………..26

III. CONFLICTS EVERYWHERE—FOXES GUARDING THE HEN HOUSE...27
      A. Judicial Appearances of Impropriety and Actual Conflicts ……………..27
      B. Nutter, McClennen & Fish Conflicts …………………………………….28
      C. FDIC Conflicts ……………………………………………………………28
      D. RTC Conflicts …………………………………………………………….29
      E. Other People Interested in This Case & Conflicts……………………….31
      F. More Hanify Conflicts …………………………………………………….31