New York Judiciary Law
Sec. § 19
Judge Must Not Be Interested in Costs


A judge shall not, directly or indirectly, be interested in the costs of an action, claim, matter, motion or proceeding, brought before him, or in a court of which he is, or is entitled to act as a member, except an action, claim, matter, motion or proceeding to which he is a party, or in which he is interested.
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Dec. 13, 2016