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Legal Ethics & Professional Responsibility Research: NY Code

This guide provides information on Legal Ethics and Professional Responsiblity, and identifies pertinent print and online resources available through the NYU Law Library

New York Rules of Professional Conduct

The New York Rules of Professional Conduct became effective in 2009.  The current Rules are modeled after the ABA's Model Rules of Professional Conduct.  Prior to 2009, New York's Code of Professional Responsibility were still modeled after the ABA Model Code of Professional Responsibility - which the ABA replaced in 1983.  The New York Rules of Professional Conduct have been adopted by the Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court, and are published as Part 1200 of the Joint Rules of the Appellate Division (22 NYCRR Part 1200).

Sources for the New York Rules of Professional Conduct