Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Lawyer Misconduct Potential Criminal Indictment Opinion 10-86 Background: In the course of his judicial duties, a judge had reviewed a criminal complaint that charged a lawyer with grand larceny in the third degree. The judge ...Read More »
Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Appearance of Impropriety Family Opinion 09-97 Background: The inquirer’s first cousin’s spouse is an assistant district attorney/investigator in the District Attorney’s Office for the same county where the inquirer presides. The inquirer is not assigned ...
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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Part-Time Judge Community Service Boards Opinion 09-99 Background: The inquirer seeks to serve on a county community services board in the county where the judge presides. The service board is a planning agency for the overall ...Read More »