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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Part-time Attorney: Opinion 16-13

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Part-time Attorney Newly Appointed – Continued Representation Opinion 16-13 Background: The inquiring attorney judge was representing a client in two civil cases in a local court prior to his judicial appointment. An ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Children’s Book: Opinion 16-06

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Children’s Book Promotion Opinion 16-06 Background: A full-time judge wrote a children’s book, being published by a commercial publisher. He asks about participating in certain promotional activities. The judge asks if he ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Delegation of Authority: Opinion 15-220

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Delegation of Authority Traffic Violations Bureaus Opinion 15-220 Background: An administrative judge asks for clarification to a prior opinion regarding judges who preside in municipalities where there is no traffic violations bureau ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Reporting Judicial Misconduct: Opinion 15-189

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Reporting Judicial Misconduct Irregularities in Administration Opinion 15-189 Background: The inquiring town justice is aware of rumors that his co-judge may have left town before the effective date of his resignation. The ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Judge’s Association: Opinion 15-187

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Judge’s Association Annual Conference – Casino Opinion 15-187 Background: The inquiring judge, an officer of a judge’s association, asks if the association may hold its annual three-day conference at a hotel resort ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Disclosure of Transactions with Attorneys: Opinion 15-186

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Disclosure of Transactions with Attorneys Tickets to a Sporting Event Opinion 15-186 Background: The inquiring judge recently won the opportunity to purchase tickets to a local sports team’s home playoff games. The ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Specialized Court: Opinion 15-148

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Specialized Court Prior Employment – Email List to Receive Recent Case Digests Opinion 15-148 Background: The inquiring judge was formerly employed by a legal services provider to one “side” of litigants in ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Judicial Candidate: Opinion 15-145

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Judicial Candidate Notary Public Opinion 15-145 Background:  The inquiring non-judge candidate for election to judicial office is also a licensed notary public. He has received a nomination from multiple political parties and ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Part-time Judge: Opinion 15-142

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Part-time Judge Executor of Estate – Appearance Before Zoning Committees Opinion 15-142 Background: A part-time town judge also practices law as the appointed executor for a decedent’s estate which includes real property ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Part-time Judge: Opinion 15-129

New York State Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Part-time Judge Attorney Grievance Committee Opinion 15-129 Background: A part-time judge asks whether he may serve on a bar association’s attorney grievance committee. Opinion: The Committee concluded that a part-time judge may ...

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