Part 100 of the Rules of the Chief Administrative Judge and published opinions of the Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics apply to the conduct of judges and quasi-judicial officials (such as court attorney-referees, judicial hearing officers and support magistrates), as well as candidates for election to judicial office. See 22 NYCRR 100.6(A).
Other rules, statutes and decisions may also apply in certain situations, such as:
22 NYCRR 122.11 (judicial hearing officers)
22 NYCRR 36 (certain court appointments)
22 NYCRR 122.10 (judicial hearing officers)
Matter of Maislin (Commn on Jud Conduct 1998) or visit the commission's website.
Matter of Kulkin (Commn on Jud Conduct 2006) or visit the commission's website.
NYSBA Opinion 289: Visit www.nysba.org to search for state bar association opinions.
Many other court rules may intersect with various aspects of Part 100. For ease of reference, here are a few that have been mentioned in Advisory Committee opinions.
From the Rules of the Chief Judge (22 NYCRR 1 to 81):
- Part 8 (appointment of relatives of judges)
- Part 16 (court appearances by former appellate court judges and justices)
- Part 29 (electronic recording and audio-visual coverage in court facilities)
- Part 36 (certain court appointments); see also Guardian and Fiduciary Services
- Part 40 (financial disclosures); see also UCS Ethics Commission
- Part 50 (rules governing conduct of nonjudicial court employees); current UCS employees may also access Nonjudicial Ethics Helpline
From the Rules of the Chief Administrator of the Courts (22 NYCRR 100 to 154):
- Part 122 (judicial hearing officers)
From the Joint Rules of the Departments of the Appellate Division:
- Part 1200 (Rules of Professional Conduct)