January 16, 1973
Re: Canon 5B
Re: Judicial Ethics
The Committee on Standards of Judicial Conduct are of the opinion that under
the ABA Canons of Judicial Ethics, which were recently adopted by the Circuit
Judges Conference of Florida, that you should resign as a member of the
Board of Directors of the Guidance Clinic of
It is their opinion that your services as a member of said Board would be
inconsistent with the Code of Judicial Conduct as prescribed by ABA Canon
This is so because the guidance clinic would be involved in Court proceedings
which very likely would be of an adversary nature.
The committee appreciates the opportunity to be of service.
/s/ GUNTER STEPHENSON, Chairman Committee on Standards of Judicial Conduct