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Part 100 of the Rules of the Chief Administrative Judge and published opinions of the Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics apply to the conduct of judges and quasi-judicial officials (such as court attorney-referees, judicial hearing officers and support magistrates), as well as candidates for election to judicial office. See 22 NYCRR 100.6(A).

Other rules, statutes and decisions may also apply in certain situations, such as:

 

ACJE Creation and Powers

N.Y. Judiciary Law §212(2)(l) or visit public.leginfo.state.ny.us for more information.

22 NYCRR 101

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Disqualification (Recusal)

N.Y. Judiciary Law §14 or visit public.leginfo.state.ny.us for more information.

People v. Moreno, 70 N.Y.2d 403 (1987)

22 NYCRR 100.3(E)-(F)

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Practice of Law (Part-Time Judges)

N.Y. Judiciary Law §§16-17, 471 or visit public.leginfo.state.ny.us for more information.

22 NYCRR 100.6(B)(1)-(5)

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Campaign Speech

Matter of Watson, 100 N.Y.2d 290 (2003)

22 NYCRR 100.5(A)(4)(a), (d)-(e)

Matter of Mullin (Commn on Jud Conduct 2000) or visit www.scjc.state.ny.us for more information.

Matter of Maislin (Commn on Jud Conduct 1998) or visit the commission's website.

Matter of Kulkin (Commn on Jud Conduct 2006) or visit the commission's website.

NYSBA Opinion 289: Visit www.nysba.org to search for state bar association opinions.

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Campaign Funds

In re Raab, 100 N.Y.2d 305 (2003)

22 NYCRR 100.5(A)(1)(h); 100.5(A)(6)

Matter of Schneier (Commn on Jud Conduct 2003) or visit www.scjc.state.ny.us for more information.

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Discipline

Commission on Judicial Conduct

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