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Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Opinion 15-114

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Judge’s Attorney’s Associates Recusal Opinion 15-114 Background: The inquiring judge asks if associates of an attorney who represented him at a negotiation session in a matrimonial matter may appear before him. Opinion: The committee ...

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Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Joint Opinion 15-26/15-44

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Attending Fundraiser Attending Non-Fundraising Breakfast – Domestic Violence Agencies Joint Opinion 15-26/15-44 Background: In inquiry 15-26, the judge asks if he may attend an annual fundraising event for a not-for-profit organization that provides services ...

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Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Opinion 15-106

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Ex-parte Conversation Non-Substantive Conversation Opinion 15-106 Background: The inquiring judge notes that an attorney who has been appearing before him in connection with a particular case recently approached the judge at a bar association ...

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Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Opinion 15-109

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Judge’s Employment with University Fundraising Opinion 15-109 Background: The inquiring judge asks if, as part of his job responsibilities, whether he may engage in fundraising from alumni, parents and friends of the university. Opinion: ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Opinion 15-96

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Judge’s Divorce Equitable Distribution – Interest in Future Legal Fees Opinion 15-96 Background: The inquiring judge is a party in a contested matrimonial action and the judge’s spouse is an attorney who represents plaintiffs ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Opinion 15-87

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Co-Judge’s Spouse Employed at District Attorney’s Office Opinion 15-87 Background: The inquiring judge asks whether he may preside in cases involving the district attorney’s office now that his co-judge’s spouse is employed as an ...

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Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Opinion 15-05

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Judge’s Spouse’s Employment Pro Bono Attorney Referral Opinion 15-05 Background: The inquiring judge’s spouse is an administrative assistant in a municipal council person’s office. The member makes a pro bono attorney available to constituents ...

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Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Opinion 14-180

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Judge’s Letter of Support to State Agency Health Home Service Provider – Referral for Treatment Opinion 14-180 Background: A judge who regularly refers litigants to an out-of-county residential substance abuse treatment facility asks whether ...

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Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Opinion 15-123

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Part-time Judge Participation in Advisory Committee Opinion 15-123 Background: A town justice asked if he may join a county government agency’s advisory committee on services for senior citizens. The goals of the committee include ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Opinion 15-37

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Disciplined Judge Disqualification Opinion 15-37 Background: The inquiring judge states that attorneys from the local prosecutor’s office and the local public defender’s office regularly appear before him. Attorneys in both of these offices filed ...

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