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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Disqualification

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Disqualification – Assignment Part – Use of Discretion   Opinion 14-192   Background: A supervising judge, who handles the trial assignment part for his court, states that he is disqualified from presiding in ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Professional Ethics – Disqualification

NYS Advisory Committee on Professional Ethics – Disqualification – Arraignment – First-degree Relative   Opinion 14-166   Background: The inquiring judge asks if it is ethically permissible to preside over an arraignment in which his first-degree relative by blood or ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Disqualification

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Disqualification – Town Board Member – Judge’s Salary   Opinion 14-84   Background: The inquiring town justice asks whether he may preside in cases involving a small local store which is solely owned ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Disqualification

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics –  Disqualification – Judge’s Spouse – Personal Secretary to Prosecution   Opinion 14-118   Background: The inquiring judge asks whether he must grant defense counsel’s motion for disqualification in a criminal matter, which the ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Disqualification

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Disqualification – Judge Criminally Threatened – Obligation to Counsel   Opinion 14-55   Background: The inquiring judge states that he is the subject of an Order of Protection against a criminal defendant who threatened ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Disqualification

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Disqualification – Rent Subsidy – Judge as Landlord   Joint Opinion 13-51/13-169   Background: A full-time judge inquired into whether he may preside in matters in which the government entity that provides “Section 8” ...

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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 — Disqualification: Opinion 13-186

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Disqualification Attorney Relationships Opinion 13-186 Background: The inquiring judge asked about his disclosure and disqualification obligations when an attorney, whose child practices law in association with his child, appears before him. Opinion: The committee ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Disqualification: Opinion 13-175

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Disqualification Evidence Obtained During Former Employment Opinion 13-175 Background: The inquiring full-time judge was formerly employed as the county attorney. He asked whether he may preside over proceedings that are essentially a motion for ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Disqualification: Opinion 13-65

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Disqualification First Degree Relative — Dog Bite Cases Opinion 13-65 Background: The inquiring judge asked if he must disqualify himself from all cases involving a county sheriff’s office because his spouse is a sergeant ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Disqualification: Opinion 12-105

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Disqualification Judge’s Child’s Employer Opinion 12-105 Background: A part-time town justice’s adult child was recently hired by a large local manufactured home park. The judge’s child resides with the judge and will work in ...

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