Opinions of the Committee on
Standards of Conduct Governing Judges


1988

 Opinion

 Canon(s)

 Subject
 88-1    Judge communicating with Governor - Pending judicial appointment
 88-2  7  Judge attending partisan political party meeting to accept award
 88-3    Question not within jurisdiction of Committee
 88-4  5C, 5E  Judge as member/stockholder - Arbitration/mediation services corporation
 88-5  5B  Judge participating in fund raising event - Exhibition basketball game
 88-6  5C  Business venture - Judge operating charter vessel service
 88-7    Question not within jurisdiction of Committee
 88-8    Question not within jurisdiction of Committee
 88-9  4, 7  Judge as speaker - Partisan political meeting
 88-10  2B, 3C  Disqualification - Spouse of judge as mediator
 88-11  2B, 4A  Judge publicly endorsing candidate for president of The Florida Bar
 88-12  2B, 4A   Judge publicly endorsing candidate for president of the American Bar Association
 88-13  7B  Judicial candidate - Use of campaign funds for personal purposes
 88-13a  7B  Amendment to 88-13 - Judicial Candidate - Use of campaign funds for personal purposes
 88-14  2A, 2B, 3C, 4  Judge authoring book
 88-15  7B(1)  Judicial candidate - Proposed campaign literature
 88-16  7A, 7B  Judicial candidate - Application of Canon 7
 88-17  2, 3, 6  Gifts - Airline passes
 88-18  7  Judicial candidate - Attendance at partisan political forum
 88-19  2B  Character reference letter - Disbarred attorney seeking reinstatement
 88-20  3  Disqualification - Nephew's father-in-law representing party
 88-21  3  Recusal - Law firm represented judge
 88-22  4  Judge communicating with legislator - Endorsing salary increases for Judicial Assistants
 88-23  7  Judicial candidate - Contribution to defray costs of non-partisan political rally
 88-24  4C  Judge as member - Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Council
 88-25  7B  Judicial candidate - Proposed campaign utterances
 88-26    Character reference letter - Letter of recommendation for law clerk
 88-27  2  Judge bidding at auction to purchase estate vehicle
 88-28  7  Senior judge - Participating in mock trial
 88-29  2  Judge-elect - Private practice of law
 88-30 Recedes from Opinion 85-10  4C  Judge as member - Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Council
 88-31  5B(2)  Judge participating in fund raising event - Fashion show