Legal Ethics

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Government Law

Aldermen urge federal review of Chicago law department, sanctioned eight times in police suits

Legal Ethics

Sanction is upheld for unpaid lawyer’s refusal to represent indigent defendant

Legal Ethics

Judge holds prosecutor in contempt, says his ‘emotional intelligence needs strengthening’

Legal Ethics

State bar can’t discipline judge already reprimanded by judicial regulator, top state court rules

Judiciary

Baltimore chief judge faces ethics charges for alleged disrespectful treatment of public defender

Legal Ethics

Millions missing from lawyer’s trust account, bar alleges after he abruptly closes law firm

Judiciary

Arkansas judge agrees to quit, but denies charges of trading pretrial release for sexual favors

Privacy Law

Lawyer will have to ID dead Twitter user sued by James Woods, judge rules

Ethics

Lawyers advising clients on marijuana laws may run afoul of ethics rules

Legal Ethics

ABA model rule deeming discrimination and harassment misconduct violates free speech, Texas AG says

Legal Ethics

Should law firm keep secret an email requesting legal help? Settled case raises issue

Judiciary

Judge criticized for six-month sexual assault sentence won’t face discipline

Criminal Justice

Lawyers who pursued porn downloaders are indicted for alleged ‘extortionate tactics’

Ethics

When withdrawing over a client’s failure to pay, what do you say to protect client confidentiality?

Judiciary

Judge is charged with money laundering in FBI sting operation

Judiciary

Interim suspension sought for judge accused of ‘sulking, vindictive behavior’ and ‘angry demeanor’

Judiciary

SCOTUS shortlisters recuse in Michigan recount suit; one notes his ‘extraordinarily remote’ chance

Criminal Justice

Judge tosses fraud charges against lawyer whose wife died after raid on their home

Constitutional Law

Lesbian moms’ rights not violated by birth-certificate law, Arkansas Supreme Court rules

Legal Ethics

Judge candidate gets law license suspension for attack ads; dissenters cite free-speech protection
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