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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Family Members – Disqualification

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Family Members – Disqualification   Opinion 14-42   Background: The inquiring judge asked about his ethical obligations when a local medical center, which employs a family member who currently resides with the judge, appears ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Part-time Judge – Investigator for the County

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Part-time Judge – Investigator for the County   Opinion 14-44   Background: The inquiring judge asked if it was ethically permissible for him to hold concurrent positions as an investigator for the county Department ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Part-time Lawyer – Request Cases Assigned to Non-lawyer Judge

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Part-time Lawyer – Request Cases Assigned to Non-lawyer Judge   Opinion 14-57   Background: The inquiring judge asks whether he may ask the clerk of a village justice court to assign all cases in ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Bar Association Presentation – Novel Legal Issue – Judge’s Decision

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Bar Association Presentation – Novel Legal Issue – Judge’s Decision   Opinion 14-09   Background: The inquiring judge issued a decision on a novel legal issue relating to witness testimony. The judge asks ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Public Officers Law – Court Attorney

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Public Officers Law – Court Attorney   Opinion 13-188   Background: A full-time judge’s court attorney seeks to bring a special proceeding under the Public Officers Law in the court attorney’s own name in ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Part-time Judge – Bank’s Advisory Board – Customer Promotion

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Part-time Judge – Bank’s Advisory Board – Customer Promotion   Opinion 13-165   Background: The inquiring part-time judge serves on the advisory board of a local bank. The bank is offering a promotion for ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Member of Board of Education

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Member of Board of Education – Trustee of Not-for-Profit   Opinion 13-166/13-166(A)   Background: The inquiring judge asks whether he may serve on the board of education for a special act school district. The ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Disqualification: Opinion 14-105

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics  Disqualification Lawsuit Against a Judge Opinion 14-105 Background: The inquiring judge asked whether he may continue to preside over a criminal case, given that the defendant, who identified himself as a member of the ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Post-Judicial Employment: Opinion 14-06

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Post-Judicial Employment Town Attorney Opinion 14-06 Background: The inquiring judge asked whether it is ethically permissible to apply for and interview for the position of town attorney for the town where he presided without ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Lawsuit Against Public Defender: Opinion 14-11

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Lawsuit Against Public Defender Conflict of Interest Opinion 14-11 Background: The inquiring judge is the plaintiff in an action against the public defender of the county in which the judge presides. The public defender ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Judge’s Participation in a Bar Association: Opinion 14-16

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Judge’s Participation in a Bar Association Opinion Letter to Chief Administrator Opinion 14-16 Background: The inquiring judge asks if it ethically permissible for the board of a county bar association, which includes several judges, ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Former Conflict Defender: Former Conflict Defender

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Former Conflict Defender Disqualification Opinion 14-22 Background: The inquiring judge asked whether he may preside over cases in which his former colleagues at the County Conflict Defender’s Office appear as counsel once he becomes ...

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