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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Pistol Permit: Peters v. Hon. Douglas Randall

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Pistol Permit Revocation — Domestic Violence Peters v. Hon. Douglas Randall OP 13-00735 Transferred from Supreme Court, Monroe County Background: The petitioner commenced an article 78 proceeding seeking to annul a determination that revoked his ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Part-time Judge: Opinion 12-173

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Part-time Judge Intertwined Proceedings in his Court — Judge’s Law Firm Opinion 12-173 Background: A part-time town judge who also practices law states that his law firm represents a client in Family Court. Recently, ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Administrative Law Judge: Opinion 13-55

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethica Administrative Law Judge Reporting Misconduct Opinion 13-55 Background: The inquiring judge asked whether he must report an administrative law judge either to the Commission on Judicial Conduct or to the department that employs him. ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Keynote Speaker: Opinion 12-187

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Keynote Speaker For-profit Awards Event Opinion 12-187 Background: A full-time judge asked whether he may be the keynote speaker, honoree or award recipient at an annual awards event sponsored by a for-profit legal publisher. ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Practice of Law Prohibited: Opinion 13-53

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Practice of Law Prohibited Affidavit or Testimony about a Prior Case Opinion 13-53 Background: The inquiring judge asked whether he may give a statement or affidavit requested by an assistant district attorney concerning a ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Communication with the President of the United States: Opinion 12-184

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Communication with the President of the United States Judicial Employee Opinion 12-184 Background: A full-time quasi-judicial employee who has independently researched and developed a plan for national economic recovery asks whether he may send his plan ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Court Employee Familial Relationship: Opinion 12-178

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Court Employee Familial Relationship Clerical Work Opinion 12-178 Background: The inquiring judge asked if he must disclose that a court employee’s second degree relative is a part-time secretary for an attorney who regularly appears in ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Prospective Tenant: Opinion 13-35

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Prospective Tenant Open Bench Warrant Opinion 13-35 Background: The inquiring judge owns rental property. After an interview with a prospective tenant, the judge learned that there was an open bench warrant from the court ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Judge’s Photograph: Opinion 13-89

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Judge’s Photograph Cover of Book Opinion 13-89 Background: The inquiring judge asked whether it was permissible for him to include a photograph of himself, taken while wearing a judicial robe, on the back cover ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Court Employee Familial Relationship: Opinion 12-178

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Court Employee Familial Relationship Clerical Work Opinion 12-178 Background: The inquiring judge asked if he must disclose that a court employee’s second degree relative is a part-time secretary for an attorney who regularly appears in ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Communication with the President of the United States: Opinion 12-184

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Communication with the President of the United States Judicial Employee Opinion 12-184 Background: A full-time quasi-judicial employee who has independently researched and developed a plan for national economic recovery asks whether he may send his plan ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Part-time Judge: Opinion 12-182

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Part-time Judge Equal Shares in a Law Firm —Proceeding against the Municipality Opinion 12-182 Background: The inquiring part-time judge is a principal of a professional limited liability company law firm, who shares equally from the ...

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