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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Character reference: Opinion 18-135

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Character reference Long-time friend – Federal crime Opinion 18-135 Background: The inquiring judge asks whether it is ethically permissible to submit a character reference letter on behalf of a long-time friend who has been charged with a federal crime. Opinion: The Committee concluded that a judge is prohibited from lending the prestige ...

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