Legal Ethics

Legal Ethics

Lawyer who didn’t share client payments with his partners is disbarred

Legal Ethics

Judge reprimanded over handling of domestic assault case

Trials & Litigation

‘Vaudeville’ closing argument with pill-a-day song doesn’t warrant sanction, 2nd Circuit says

Legal Ethics

Judge who was ‘disrespectful’ to lawyer and ‘ridiculed’ defendant gets 5-day suspension

Judiciary

Judge accused of courthouse sex was ‘seduced and taken advantage of,’  her lawyer says

Constitutional Law

Pennsylvania Supreme Court suspends its own Justice McCaffery, asks for ethics investigation

Judiciary

Pennsylvania justice in lewd email scandal said he ‘was not going down alone,’ second justice says

Judiciary

Disbarred lawyer is on state supreme court ballot, along with his ‘Zamboni’ nickname

Criminal Justice

Fax from Toronto lawyer helped police find victim’s head

Legal Ethics

Top state court nixes disbarment request of lawyer who admittedly stole $354K

Legal Ethics

Judge regrets calling jail about domestic violence suspect but denies willful misconduct

Judiciary

5th Circuit judge explains remarks on race and crime; ethics complaint is tossed

Legal Ethics

Lawyer who told client to destroy cellphone SIM card is acquitted of obstruction charge

Legal Technology

Does using Gmail put attorney-client privilege at risk?

Legal Ethics

Transfer of cases in law practice sale need not be ‘immediate or abrupt,’ ABA ethics opinion says

Legal Ethics

Study finds Wisconsin has an unsustainable backlog of attorney ethics complaints

Criminal Justice

Bankruptcy lawyer surrenders law license to avoid federal prosecution

Legal Ethics

Former St. Louis mayor loses his law license indefinitely over mishandling of client funds

Judiciary

American Judicature Society is dissolving; problems with ‘membership model’ cited

Criminal Justice

Citing prosecutor’s affair with lab technician, DA drops murder charges in 1989 slaying