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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Reporting Misconduct: Opinion 15-157

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Reporting Misconduct Non-party Witness – Attorney Conversation Opinion 15-157 Background: The inquiring court attorney-referee conducted a hearing at which an attorney for one side called a non-party witness to testify. Following the ...

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NYS State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Village Justice: Opinion 15-151

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Village Justice Salesperson-Customer Relationship – Prosecutor’s Spouse Opinion 15-151 Background: A part-time village justice is a client and friend of a salesperson who receives a commission on the judge’s department store purchases. ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Invitations to Speak at Foreign Consulate: Opinion 15-133

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Invitations to Speak at Foreign Consulate Opinion 15-133 Background: A judge whose family emigrated from another country asks whether he may accept two invitations from that country’s Consul General: one to attend ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Introductory Speaker at Gun Violence Event: Opinion 15-113

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Introductory Speaker at Gun Violence Event Opinion 15-113 Background: The inquiring judge asks whether he may participate in a Criminal Justice Services Division program which seeks to discourage gun violence among individuals ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Judge as Incorporator for Specialized Bar Association: Opinion 16-40

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Judge as Incorporator for Specialized Bar Association Opinion 16-40 Background: The inquiring judge asks if he, as a member and officer of a specialized bar association, may sign the association’s certificate of ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – First-Degree Relative: Opinion 16-28

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics First-Degree Relative Family Court – Insulation Opinion 16-28 Background: The inquiring Family Court judge’s first-degree relative, an undergraduate social work major, wishes to accept a part-time entry-level job as a Youth Development ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Part-time Judge: Opinion 16-21

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Part-time Judge Town Board Member as Witness Opinion 16-21 Background: A part-time judge is presiding in an ongoing, multi-defendant non-jury criminal trial. At a recent conference during the trial, counsel indicated, for ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Ex Parte Communications: Opinion 15-209

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Ex Parte Communications Resource Personnel Opinion 15-209 Background: A part-time judge asks whether communications between part-time judges and the court personnel who staff the Unified Court System’s City, Town and Village Courts ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Full-Time Judge: Opinion 15-203

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Full-Time Judge Participation on Advisory Board for Legislator Opinion 15-203 Background: A full-time judge who presides in a drug treatment court asks if he may serve on a legislator’s advisory board on ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Letter of Appreciation: Opinion 15-193

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Letter of Appreciation Federally Funded Medical Facility Opinion 15-193 Background: The inquiring judge’s parent spent his final days in a federally funded medical facility. The judge asks whether he may send a ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Redistricting: Opinion 15-188

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Redistricting Scope of Committee’s Authority Opinion 15-188 Background: A full-time judge asks the Committee reconsider and rescind two previously published opinions and suspend the political activity rules for judges in New York. ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Prior Representation: Opinion 16-30

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Prior Representation Non-substantive Work – Disclosure Opinion 16-30 Background: The inquiring part-time judge briefly retained a lawyer in connection with a disciplinary proceeding approximately one year prior. The lawyer did not bill ...

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