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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Judicial Appointment

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Judicial Appointment – Negative Consequences   Opinion 14-106   Background: An administrative judge asks about his ethical obligations with respect to the application of the parent, spouse or child of a sitting judge ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Judge’s Children

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Judge’s Children – Part-time Babysitters   Opinion 14-59   Background: A recently elected town justice advises that his minor children work as part-time babysitters for several families in the judge’s community, including for ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Conflict of Interest

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Conflict of Interest – Judicial Colleague’s Spouse   Opinion 14-81   Background: The inquiring full-time judge asks whether he may preside in a particular case, where one of the litigants is the spouse ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Attendance at a Fundraising Dinner

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Attendance at a Fundraising Dinner   Opinion 14-41   Background: The inquiring judge asked whether he may attend a fundraiser for a not-for-profit organization that provides assistance and advocates for victims of domestic ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Author’s Inquiry into Legal System

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Author’s Inquiry into Legal System   Opinion 14-52   Background: An author intends to write a book about the criminal justice system in the jurisdiction where the judge presides. He asked the inquiring ...

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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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