Opinions of the Committee on
Standards of Conduct Governing Judges


1984

 Opinion

Canon(s)

 Subject
 84-1  5B  Judge as member - Board of Directors - Condominium association
 84-2  2; 7  Spouse of judge - Recusal as spouse is employed by pre-trial intervention program
 84-3  4; 5C  Sale of invention - "house-arrest" monitoring device
 84-4  5C(4)(a)  Gifts- acceptance of free membership in local Bar association
 84-5    See Opinion 82-6
 84-6  3C  Recusal - Litigant had filed affidavit attacking integrity of judge in earlier lawsuit
 84-7  2; 7  Spouse of judge - Recusal if wife accepts position with state agency
 84-8  7  Attendance at partisan political meetings
 84-9  5G  Judge as member - Chairperson, county redistricting board
 84-10  7B(1)  Judicial candidate - campaign literature, reference to Bar certification
 84-11  2D; 5B  Judge ordering defendants to pay monies to charitable organization.
 84-12  3C  Disqualification - cases in which announced opponent is attorney of record
 84-13  5F  Judge as member - Family law section, Florida Bar Association
 84-14  2D  Character reference letters - Response to request from Parole and Probation
 84-15  2; 7  Spouse of judge - Recusal if wife accepts position as Guardian as Litem Program Director
 84-16    Judicial Candidate - Not within scope of committee
 84-17  7B(1)  Judicial candidate - Misleading campaign literature
 84-18  7B  Judicial candidate - Comment on practices of incumbent judge
 84-19  7  Spouse of judge - Political contributions made by wife of judge
 84-20  7A(1)(c)  Political contributions - Judge making contribution to organization
 84-21    Judge-elect - Assistant State Attorney, actions to avoid conflict
 84-22  7  Judicial candidate - Participation in partisan political candidate forums
 84-23  3C(1)  Disqualification - cases involving former opponent
 84-24 Recedes from Op 79-07  3D  Recusal - cases involving firm employing family members of judge