April 8, 2014
This responds to your inquiry (14-24) asking whether it is ethically permissible for you to be an advertised guest of honor at a law school fund-raising event.
The Rules Governing Judicial Conduct specifically permit such extra-judicial activity (22 NYCRR 100.4[C][b][ii]).
Enclosed, for your convenience, are Opinions 07-94; 01-39; 00-23; and 99-19 which address this issue.
Very truly yours,
George D. Marlow, Assoc. Justice
Appellate Division, First Dept. (Ret.)