Blog discusses legal ethics, current events, lawyer misconduct and recent cases in Virginia.
Jotwell—which stands for Journal of Things We Like (Lots)—features relatively brief law prof-authored reviews of recent scholarly articles in plain English.
An open and academic discussion of judicial ethics, discipline and disqualification.
"Maryland litigation attorneys share their expertise and experience in state and federal courts, with emphasis on tort and insurance cases."
"Hawaii and the Law through my eyes." Blog is written from the perspective of a criminal defense attorney. Topics include famous criminal cases such as the Casey Anthony murder trial and Dominique Strauss-Kahn's rape trial.
"Law firm risk management. Discussion of risk issues and trends. Compliance, conflicts, intake and other concerns for law firm risk professionals."
"References the organization's faculty materials published for continuing legal education purposes."
News, information, ethics opinions and analysis relating to criminal defense, legal ethics and professional responsibility.
"The idea of this blog is to function as a clearing house of the most egregious and harmful judicial abuses and select specific instances, and judges, for a targeted boycott—a strike—by attorneys."
An assortment of tech tips, local news and LPM advice, this blog is produced by the Bar Association of San Francisco. Also has a column devoted to their Mind the Gap initiative, whose efforts to support recent law grads received awards from the ABA's Young Lawyers Division in 2014.
"Law permeates every aspect of society and is an amorphous 'creature' as it has historically been employed to both justify the status quo and engender social change. Law has served as a cloak of authority and power for both moral and immoral behavior. Law, ethics and morality are interrelated, but exist as separate concepts that sometimes align and other times are in tension with one another. Creating an awareness of the interplay of these concepts in our daily lives may not only be a fascinating and fun endeavor, but hopefully encourages a more thoughtful approach to the major issues of the day."
This blawg discusses recent court decisions and news stories related to legal ethics issues—lawyer advertising, attorney-client privilege, multijurisdictional practice—and follows news stories of allegations and trials related to lawyer or judicial misconduct.
"In creating Legal Ethics in Motion, our purpose is to provide student commentary on ethical issues affecting the legal community in the digital age. We will explore such topics as: social media, technology, and other breaking legal developments."
"The essential guide to conduct, compliance and competence, and the Legal Services Act."
Covers a variety of general interest legal topics and is especially focused on ethics, professional responsibility and the practice of law.
"Focusing on the ethical issues associated with the use of technology by legal professionals."
Posts take note of life-support disputes in the news, discuss scholarship from critical care ethicists and explore the legality and ethics of patients' different end-of-life options.
Author Brian Tannebaum represents lawyers and bar applicants facing discipline in Florida, and this blawg has a stated focus on the state's ethics rules and disciplinary processes. He also offers his takes on ethics opinions from other states, on ethics in legal marketing, and—with some antagonism—on lawyers' use of technology and social media.
Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot has information about "all sorts of things—governance in higher education and in law firms, bankruptcy ethics, popular culture and the law, Enron and other corporate fiascos, professional responsibility generally, movies, ballroom and Latin dancing" and anything else that gets the author's attention.
The New York Attorney Malpractice Blog has summaries and links to cases and news about legal malpractice.
"The law behind the news." News.lawreader.com has summaries of Kentucky cases, federal appellate decisions, U.S. Supreme Court decisions, and professional ethics cases.
"OhioLegalEthics is a platform for sharing information, news items, legal updates and best practices that matter to lawyers and judges throughout Ohio. The posts you’ll find on this site are meant to keep you informed as to what is going on in the Ohio lawyer community and is edited by the Professional Responsibility and Lawyer Ethics team at Kegler, Brown, Hill + Ritter."
Posts cover news and commentary on the law and culture of lawyers.
"Takes a close look at significant legal stories with an eye toward addressing the legal myths and misconceptions that turn up in news stories, movies, TV programs, websites, anonymous emails and other forms of mass communications. Provides readers with a thoughtful examination of what the media and others are saying about the legal profession, while providing the frequently-absent context of how the legal system actually works."
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