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Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Co-Judge’s Spouse as Social Worker: Opinion 15-137

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Co-Judge’s Spouse as Social Worker Opinion 15-137 Background: The inquiring judge asked if he must disclose or disqualify himself when his co-judge’s spouse has served or may serve as a social worker for a defendant on referral by the probation department. Opinion: The committee concluded that the judge is permitted to preside over ...

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