Is Judge Nina Di Pietro’s Ad An Ethics Violation?

Judge Nina DiPietro ad

Like so much in the law, the ethical rules governing candidates for judge are not crystal clear.

Take the rules governing endorsements of judicial candidates by other candidates.

Broward County Judge Nina Di Pietro is using a flyer with an endorsement from state Rep. Bobby DuBose, D- Fort Lauderdale, who is running for re-election.

The State Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee has issued opinions several times that judges running for re-election can not advertise the endorsements of other candidates running.

This one was issued last week:

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