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Recusals Could Lead to Discipline, Conduct Commission Forewarns

Also Backs Efforts To Win Raise for Judges

, New York Law Journal

The Commission on Judicial Conduct yesterday warned the state's 1,300 judges that using recusals to protest legislative inaction on a pay raise could result in disciplinary action. The commission's statement cited 10 different sections of the Rules Governing Judicial Conduct that could be implicated when judges refuse to handle cases where parties are represented by lawmakers or their law firms.

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