Judicial Ethics Library
Part 100 of the Rules of the Chief Administrator of the Courts and ACJE opinions govern the conduct of judges and quasi-judicial officials (such as court attorney-referees, judicial hearing officers and support magistrates). 22 NYCRR 100.6. Other rules, statutes and decisions may also apply in certain situations, such as:
Rules Governing Judicial Conduct
Code of Judicial Conduct *
ACJE (Creation and Powers)
N.Y. Judiciary Law §212(2)(l) **
22 NYCRR 101
N.Y. Judiciary Law §14 **
People v. Moreno, 70 N.Y.2d 403 (1987)
22 NYCRR 100.3(E)-(F)
Matter of Watson, 100 N.Y.2d 290 (2003)
22 NYCRR 100.5(A)(4)(a), (d)-(e)
Matter of Mullin (CJC 2001) ***
Matter of Maislin (CJC 2001) ***
Matter of Kulkin (CJC 2006) ***
NYSBA Opinion 289 *
In re Raab, 100 N.Y.2d 305 (2003)
22 NYCRR 100.5(A)(1)(h); 100.5(A)(6)
Matter of Schneier (CJC 2004) ***
Commission on Judicial Conduct
The New York State Bar Association has launched a "Government and Public Interest Attorneys Resource Center" on its website, although it appears that some sections may be under development.
* If you have trouble with this link, please visit www.nysba.org to find the document. State Bar ethics opinions are accessible via the "For Attorneys" menu. The Code of Judicial Conduct is available on the Judicial Section page.
** Please visit http://public.leginfo.state.ny.us to find the complete, official text of the Judiciary Law.
*** If you have trouble with this link, please visit www.scjc.state.ny.us to find the document.