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Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – First-Degree Relative: Opinion 15-159

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics First-Degree Relative Town Clerk – Employed by Law Firm Opinion 15-159 Background: A town justice who has received administrative approval to hire a first-degree relative as town court clerk states that the relative is currently employed in a clerical capacity by a local law firm in a nearby municipality. The judge asks if ...

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