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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 — Part-time Judge: Opinion 13-11

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Part-time Judge Law Firm Advertisement Opinion 13-11 Background: A part-time judge, a named partner in a law firm, asks if the firm may use his name and likeness in advertising; that the law firm ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Memorial Service: Opinion 13-115

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Memorial Service Political Affiliation Opinion 13-115 Background: A judge asked whether he may attend and speak during a memorial service for the judge’s former district party leader. The judge states that the decedent’s county ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Town Justice: Opinion 13-119

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Town Justice Civil Servant — Department of Motor Vehicles Opinion 13-119 Background: A judge asked whether it is ethically permissible for a non-lawyer/town justice to accept a full time civil service position with the ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Retirement Party: Opinion 13-88

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Retirement Party Party to Litigation Opinion 13-88 Background: A judge reports that he was invited to a joint retirement party for several public officials who all hold the same office. One of the officials ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Judge’s Family Relationship: Opinion 13-114

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Judge’s Family Relationship Disqualification Opinion 13-114 Background: A judge asks whether he must disqualify himself when a defendant, who is the “judge’s spouse’s parent’s sibling’s child’s spouse’s sibling’s child,” appears in the judge’s court. ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Recusal: Opinion 13-46

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Recusal First-degree Relative — Landlord-Tenant Opinion 13-46 Background: A full-time judge states that a particular agency of the county government is a tenant of the judge’s first-degree relative. The judge often presides over various ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Judicial Candidacy: Opinion 13-47

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Judicial Candidacy Appearance of Impartiality — Disqualification Post Election Opinion 13-47 Background: The judge states that he recently ran for elective judicial office and presided over a trial during the campaign. One litigant, proceeding ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Full-time Judge: Opinion 13-29

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Full-time Judge Participation in Panel Discussion — Travel and Lodging Expenses Opinion 13-29 Background: A full-time judge asked whether he may participate as a panelist at an annual conference of a not-for-profit association of ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Community Service: Opinion 13-42

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Community Service Newspaper Ads Opinion 13-42 Background: The inquiring judge says his justice court has recently found it difficult to place defendants, who have been sentenced to community service, with local not-for-profit organizations. The ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Former Part-time Prosecutor: Opinion 13-44

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Former Part-time Prosecutor Disclosure — Media Criticism Opinion 13-44 Background: The inquiring judge states that, before becoming a judge, a local prosecutor had designated him to prosecute certain matters from time to time. Following ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Part-time Judge: Opinion 13-7

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Part-time Judge Statewide Advisory Council — Participation Opinion 13-7 Background: A part-time judge asked whether he may accept an appointment to a legislatively established statewide council. The council reviews inmate grievances from local jail ...

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