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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Distribution of plea offers: Opinion 20-177

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Distribution of plea offers Town justice security personnel Opinion 20-177 Background: The inquiring town justice asks if it is ethically permissible for security personnel in their town court to distribute the district attorney’s plea offers to arriving defendants. Opinion: The Committee concluded that a town or village justice has discretion to permit ...