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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Assistant public defender on town board: Opinion 20-32

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Assistant public defender on town board Disqualification Opinion 20-32 Background: An assistant public defender with no supervisory responsibilities sits on the town board, which sets the inquiring town judge’s salary and the court’s budget. The judge asks if he may preside in matters involving other attorneys from the Public Defender’s office. Opinion: ...

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