Opinion CJE Opinion No. 99-8

Date: 05/27/1999
Organization: Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

After the Committee on Judicial Ethics issued this opinion, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court adopted a revised Code of Judicial Conduct. Because this opinion was rendered under a prior version of the Code, a judge should not rely on it without contacting the Committee on Judicial Ethics.

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Committee on Judicial Ethics

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Propriety of Presiding on Cases Involving a District Attorney's Office When Spouse is First Assistant

The Committee has decided not to publish this opinion because, even in redacted form, the identity of the requesting judge could easily be determined.

The opinion involves Canon 3 (C) (1) of the Code of Judicial Conduct.

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