UCS Ethics Resources
The ACJE will only respond to ethics inquiries from New York State judges or quasi-judicial officials regarding their own prospective conduct. Here are resources for other court-related ethics inquiries.
Judicial Campaign Ethics Center
If you are a candidate for elective judicial office, you should contact the Judicial Campaign Ethics Center for advice and information on ethics matters relating to or arising out of your prospective campaign conduct. You can reach the Center by email contactJCEC@courts.state.ny.us, or telephone 1-888-600-JCEC, or visit www.nycourts.gov/ip/jcec.
Unified Court System Ethics Commission
If you are a judge, justice, court employee, or judicial candidate with questions about the financial disclosure statements you may need to file pursuant to 22 NYCRR Part 40 or 22 NYCRR 100.5(A)(4)(g), please contact the UCS Ethics Commission. You can reach the Commission by telephone at 1-212-428-2899, or visit www.nycourts.cov/ip/ethics.
For Court Employees:
Non-Judicial Ethics Helpline
There is a helpline available for all non-judicial employees to call if they have questions concerning ethical issues related to our workplace.
The toll free number is 888 28 ETHIC (or 888-283-8442).
[Memorandum from Judge Pfau]
For the Public:
Resources for Members of the Public
If you are a member of the public and would like to make a suggestion or comment, or file a complaint, please visit www.nycourts.gov/howdoi/fileacomplaint.shtml for more information.