Judge Marks Issues Administrative Order 24/21, Regarding Judge and Justice Recusal

Pursuant to the authority vested in me, I hereby promulgate the following guideline for judges and justices of the Unified Court System, including judges of the Housing Part of the New York City Civil Court, in complying with the provisions of section nine of the Judiciary Law, as enacted by chapter 376 of the Laws of 2020:

Each such judge or justice who recuses himself or herself in an action, claim, matter, motion, or proceeding shall, where required by section nine, provide the reason for such recusal in writing or on the record. To provide such reason in writing, a judge or justice may use the form attached as Appendix A, a copy of which shall be filed with the clerk of the court.