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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Part-time attorney judge: Opinion 21-94

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Part-time attorney judge Part-time prosecutor Opinion 21-94 Background: The inquiring part-time attorney judge asks if he may serve as a part-time prosecutor in a neighboring county. Opinion: The Committee concluded that employment as a prosecutor in any jurisdiction is ethically incompatible with judicial office because district attorneys have a special relationship with ...