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Connecticut Committee on Judicial Ethics
Informal Opinion Summaries

2008-22 (December 10, 2008)
Off the Bench Conduct; Ex Parte Communications; Canons 2 & 3

Issue: May a Judicial Official notify a federal judge who is hearing a parallel case of the Judicial Official’s ruling in the state court matter?

Response: Based upon the facts presented, the Committee unanimously decided that the Judicial Official should not directly contact the federal Judicial Official to bring to his or her attention the decision in the state court matter; however, the Judicial Official may suggest to the parties that they do so.


Committee on Judicial Ethics



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