Opinions of the Committee on
Standards of Conduct Governing Judges


1985

 Opinion

 Canon(s)

 Subject
 85-1  5D  Judge-elect as fiduciary - Trustee - Family estate
 85-2 3C(1); 3D  Disqualification - cases involving law firm that employs family member - Son
 85-3  5; 7  Retired judge - Senior judge as arbitrator
 85-4
Recedes from in Op. 85-11
 2B; 3; 5A,B(1)(2),C Judge as member - Offices and memberships held prior to election (receded from in Op. 85-11)
 85-5  5B  Judge as member - Board of Trustees - PROGRESS 90
 85-6  3  Recusal - cases involving law firm that employs family member - Stepson-in-law
 85-7  6  Financial reporting - Door prizes, air fare and meals
 85-8  5C  Disqualification - Ongoing financial relationship
 85-9  2A; 3A(1),(4),6;C(1)  Judge meeting with civic group to discuss pending cases
 85-10
receded from in
Op. 88-30
 4C; 5G Judge as member - District Planning Council (receded from in Op. 88-30 )
 85-11  2B;3;5A;5B(1),(2);5C  Judge as member- President, B'nai B'rith
 85-12
receded from in
Op. 98-11
 5C(4)(c)  Gifts - Legal defense fund (receded from in Op. 98-11)
 85-13  2B; 5B  Judge requiring defendants to donate to "Community Service" fund
 85-14  5C; 6  Recusal - Cases involving attorney/limited partner
 85-15  2  Application of American Bar Association, Code of Judicial Conduct
 85-16  2; 3C; 5; 6  Recusal - case involving co-owner of property
 85-17  4A  Thank you letters sent to jurors