Advisory Opinions


The Commission on Judicial Conduct does not issue advisory opinions.

The Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics, whose members are appointed by the Chief Administrative Judge in consultation with the Presiding Justice of the appropriate Department of the Appellate Division, issues and publishes individual advisory opinions on ethical issues to judges of the state unified court system, upon receipt of written requests from judges within the system.

The Advisory Committee office is located at 25 Beaver Street, Room 866, New York, NY 10004. Advisory Opinions are available online at:

The Judicial Campaign Ethics Center renders advisory opinions on judicial campaign related issues. Those opinions are available at: