July 22, 2018

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An Ethics Guide for Part-Time Lawyer Judges 1999

A self-study guide which covers key issues in judicial ethics for part-time judges who also practice law. It examines the rules of the code of judicial conduct, discusses judicial ethics advisory opinions and discipline cases interpreting the rules, and includes a self-test, discussion questions, and checklists designed to guide readers in determining how the rules affect their law practice and judicial service. The guide includes sections on misuse of office; when a part-time lawyer judge's law practice requires disqualification; how being a part-time judge affects a lawyer's practice; business and financial activities; and political activities.

Available Media: Print

Faculty Author: Cynthia Gray Nancy Biro

Producer: American Judicature Society

Source: SJI