Hevesi Atty Urges NY To Rule On Retiring Judge's Ethics

Law360, New York (December 7, 2012, 7:47 PM EST) -- The lawyer for paroled New York comptroller Alan Hevesi, who accuses state Judge Lewis Bart Stone of presiding over Hevesi's corruption case despite a glaring conflict, told Law360 on Friday that ethics investigators should issue a ruling in the matter before the judge's Dec. 31 retirement, in part as a warning to other judges.

Hevesi's lawyer Bradley D. Simon says that Judge Stone — who, at 74, is leaving his New York Supreme Court bench in Manhattan at year's end — presided over the case even...
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