Opinions of the Committee on
Standards of Conduct Governing Judges


1975

 Opinion

 Canon(s)

 Subject
75-1  6A(3); 6B  Financial Reporting - Interpretation of "income" and "compensation"
75-2  5B(1)  Judge as member - Mental Health Center; Fla. State Mental Health Board
75-3  5F; G  Judge serving as military reserve officer - Participation in military judicial matters
75-4  3  Propriety of attorney drafting judgment after judge makes ruling
75-5  5B  Judge serving as member - Mental Health Clinic
75-6  2B  Character reference letters
75-7
receded from
in
Op. 00-34
 5C (1)  Judge participating in proceedings which involve member of former law firm (receded from in Op. 00-34 )
75-8  2  Character reference letters
75-9  2  Judge soliciting funds - Legal defense fund
75-10  2  Transmittal letter from Chair to inquiring judge
75-11
receded from
in
Op. 01-09
 2  Solicitation of funds - Judge hosting "garage sale" for charity (receded from in Op. 01-09 )
75-12  6A(3); 6B  Financial reporting - Proceeds from sale of interest in law firm
75-13  6  Financial reporting - Application of Public Officers & Employees Standards of Conduct to the Judiciary
75-14  4B  Judge speaking with legislators - Seeking funds necessary to operate court.
75-15  5C(2)  Spouse of judge - honorary membership - Board of Directors
75-16  5D  Judge as fiduciary - Executor
75-17  2  Judge as member - Committee to rename airport
75-18  2  Character reference letters - law schools and Bar admission
75-19  5C (2)  Judge as fiduciary - co-executor
75-20  5C (2)  Judge as corporate officer - Sub-Chapter S corporation
75-21  7 Judge as member - "Bull Snort Forum, Inc."
75-22  2B Character reference - Judge responding to request from Parole and Probation officer
75-23  2B  Judge as member - Board of Directors - Legal Aid
75-24  5C (2)   Judge as corporate officer - Closely held corporation
75-25  5; 7  Judge speaking to political party meeting
75-26  5B(2)  Judge as member - B'Nai B'rith chairman
75-27  5  Judge as member - Vice President Council on Aging
75-28  4A, 6  Justice as instructor - Law school
75-29  2B  Judge and spouse co-hosting party with attorney
75-30  2B  Character reference letter - In support of candidate seeking promotion
75-31  5C(2), 4C(2)  Judge as member - Board of Directors - Home health agency
75-32  4C, 5B(1), 5E  Judge as member - Statewide Advocacy Committee