Opinions of the Committee on
Standards of Conduct Governing Judges


1991

 Opinion

 Canon(s)

 Subject
 91-1  5C; 6A  Leaving private practice to become judge
 91-2  4 A,B,C  Judge speaking on behalf of Children's Services Council
 91-3  5B  Judge as member - Fraternal organization
 91-4  7;2  Testimony before Senate Judiciary Committee
 91-5  2B  Testimony before Florida Board of Bar Examiners
 91-6  5B(2)  Judge participating in college fund raising
 91-7
receded from in
Op. 02-20
 5C(4)(b); 6  Gifts - acceptance and reporting of baby shower gifts (receded from in Op. 02-20 )
 91-8  3C(1)(b)  Closing law practice - Fees paid on quantum merit
 91-9  5C(4)(a), 6A,B(2) Financial reporting - complimentary meals and lodging  
 91-10    Question not within scope of Committee
 91-11  2;4  Judge critiquing attorneys
 91-12  2A; 3C(1)  Recusal - Pending outcome of Judicial Qualifications Commission investigation
 91-13  2B  Letters of recommendation
 91-14  2A,B; 3C; 5B  Judge as member - Adam Walsh Child Resources Center
 91-15  2; 3; 4; 5; 6  Judge as host of radio program
 91-16  5D  Judge as fiduciary - charitable trust
 91-17
Opinion 2010-36 recedes from this opinion
 3  Spouse of judge - Recusal - spouse is Assistant Public Defender
 91-18  2A,B; 4A  Judge nominating persons for awards
 91-19  7  Judge making thank you appearance before partisan political group
 91-20  5C(4)(a); 6A,B  Participation in legal symposium
 91-21  7A(1)(c)  Contribution to political organization
 91-22  3C;5B;2A,B  Judge as member - Women in Distress
 91-23
Opinion withdrawn by 95-12
 5B(2)  Judicial Assistant - fund raising activities
 91-24  5F  Retired judge - association with mediation law firm
 91-25  5B  Judge as member - Hospital Executive Board
 91-26  5C  Disqualification - Sale of building to former law partners
 91-27  3C,D  Spouse of judge - Spouse employed with county in managerial capacity
 91-28  7A(1)(b)  Solicitation of support for judicial applicant
 91-29  7A(1)(b)  Letter of recommendation - Judicial applicant
 91-30    Judge distributing pro se forms and self-help literature
 91-31  5A; 4  Judge riding with police as observer
 91-32  5  Judge as member - Board of Directors - Hospital