Legal Ethics

Constitutional Law

Two judges opposing same-sex marriage react with ‘doozy’ of an opinion, refusal to perform marriages

Legal Ethics

Law firms in Florida can send text-message ads to prospective clients, state bar says

Legal Ethics

Don’t suspend state attorney general’s law license, petition-signers urge disciplinary authorities

Judiciary

Judge denies asking bailiff to handcuff pregnant prosecutor to keep her in court for trial

Features

The Rise of the Megafirm

Legal Ethics

Lawyer admonished for email exchange with ‘Deliverance’ taunt seeks to set aside the judgment

Ethics

Which materials do lawyers have to turn over to ex-clients? ABA committee cites 1977 opinion

Legal Ethics

Lawyer accused of indecent exposure and improper touching is suspended while ethics case is pending

Criminal Justice

Ex-lawyer accused of hypnotizing clients for sexual pleasure faces multicount indictment

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is suspended for courtroom disruptions, claim that marshal tripped her

Legal Ethics

Training-video sanction for deposition interruptions by Jones Day partner is tossed on appeal

Legal Ethics

Referee: Disbar all 3 lawyers who ‘maliciously’ set up opposing trial counsel for DUI arrest

Criminal Justice

Shooter James Holmes gets 12 life terms plus 3,318 years in Batman movie massacre

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is suspended for his response to Internet criticism

Judiciary

Texas judge sued by former employee for alleged sexual harassment

Criminal Justice

Dallas lawyer sentenced to prison for defrauding vodka investors

Copyright Law

Ethics case alleges ‘settlement shakedown’ by lawyer whose Prenda firm sued porn downloaders

Legal Ethics

Retired judge faces felony charges over alleged lies to judicial watchdog

Criminal Justice

Anonymous ‘cyberbullying’ by prosecutors deprived cops of fair trial, 5th Circuit says

Legal Ethics

Disbarment sought for 3 lawyers who ‘maliciously’ set up opposing counsel for midtrial DUI arrest