Thursday, May 17, 2012

Judge May Serve As Club President With Limitations

A recent judicial ethics opinion from Delaware:

The Delaware Judges Code of Conduct permits a Judge to serve as President of a Club that performs charitable activities which are supported through fund-raising activities, so long as the Judge is able to separate his duties as President from the Club’s fund-raising function and does not allow the prestige of his judicial office to be used as a fund-raising mechanism. Canons 3.7

(Mike Frisch)

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