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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Legal advice: Opinion 18-120

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Legal advice Discussions with counsel – Relative’s request Opinion 18-120 Background: the inquiring full-time judge’s adult second-degree relatives have been sued civilly and are under investigation criminally. They retained counsel recommended by the judge who asks if he may discuss these matters with his relatives, including in the presence of their ...