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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Part-time judge: Opinion 21-77

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Part-time judge Assigned counsel administrator Opinion 21-77  Background: The inquiring judge asks whether he may simultaneously serve as assigned counsel administrator and village justice in the same county. The assigned counsel administrator ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Part-time attorney judge:: Opinion 21-76

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Part-time attorney judge Referral relationship – Disqualification – Remittal Opinion 21-76 Background: The inquiring part-time attorney judge has referral relationships with several local attorneys. These attorneys are not affiliated with the judge ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Fund-raising: Opinion 21-75

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Fund-raising Introducing video at event Opinion 21-75  Background: The inquiring judge asks if they may speak at a bar association’s annual fund-raising dinner to introduce a video clip highlighting the bar association’s ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Sexual harassment policy: Opinion 21-74

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Sexual harassment policy Signatory to town’s acknowledgment Opinion 21-74 Background: A town justice asks if they may sign an acknowledgment form attached to the town’s sexual harassment policy, which states “I hereby ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Judicial fashion show: Opinion 21-73

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Judicial fashion show Featured merchandizers and artists Opinion 21-73 Background: The inquiring full-time judge would like to organize a virtual judicial fashion show in their capacity as a co-chair of a bar ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Town and public defender’s office parties to litigation: Opinion 21-72

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Town and public defender’s office parties to litigation Town justice obligations Opinion 21-72  Background: The local public defender’s office commenced an Article 78 proceeding against the town court clerk and the town ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Contribute as author: Opinion 21-71

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Contribute as author Book focused on reform – Child welfare Opinion 21-71 Background: A family court judge who previously worked at the Administration for Children’s Services asks whether the judge may contribute ...

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