Judges, Recusals, and Zoning Disputes: What the Ethics Opinions Say
November 30, 2022
The Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics provides ethics advice to New York judges, justices and quasi-judicial officials about their own conduct. Several recent opinions by the advisory committee have considered whether judges may hear cases involving or potentially related to zoning and land use matters, or whether they must recuse themselves. These opinions provide an interesting reminder of the kinds of property and development issues that can arise on the local level.
Reprinted with permission from New York Law Journal, Wednesday, November 23, 2022, Vol 268 – No. 100.
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