Kamins to Retire, Ending Judicial Conduct Proceedings

Barry Kamins said in a stipulation that he will retire as state Supreme Court justice on Dec. 1, and the Commission on Judicial Conduct agreed to drop its investigation of whether he violated ethics canons through his behind-the-scenes role as advisor to the 2013 campaign of former Brooklyn district attorney Charles Hynes.

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