Legal Ethics

White-Collar Crime

Suspended Philadelphia judge pleads guilty to lying to FBI about small-claims case

Legal Ethics

Lawyer can appeal sanction order though fine has been paid by her employer, Posner opinion says

Legal Ethics

‘Super lawyers’ and ‘rising stars’ are warned about accolade advertising

Trials & Litigation

Barratry suit says law firm collaborates with contractors to target homeowners with storm damage

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge imposes sweeping sanctions on DOJ, requires ethics classes for litigators in 26 states

Legal Ethics

Law grad who inflated resume and failed to mention speeding tickets wins conditional bar admission

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is censured over $71K legal bill that included $30K in interest

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer known for his costumed ‘Excuseman’ character is indicted in $1.1M client theft

First Amendment

Media groups, ACLU back lawyer ordered to pay $11K for alerting reporter to upcoming civil trial

Legal Ethics

SEC accuses patent-troll lawyer and former BigLaw attorney of deceiving businesses in loan scheme

Business of Law

New focus of litigation funding is law firms’ entire portfolios of cases

Legal Ethics

Fund paid out record $12.3M to clients of dishonest New York attorneys in 2015

Legal Ethics

Reprimand and apology sought from judge who emailed public defenders, insulted prosecutor

Trials & Litigation

Rebuked after muttered remarks at federal sentencing, defense lawyer says cursing is commonplace

Legal Ethics

Lawyer admits taking $100K in his law firm’s funds, gives up law license

Legal Ethics

Federal judge orders sanctions without deciding whether lawyer lied about mother’s death

Legal Ethics

Nude photos of defendants at judge’s home a ‘turning point’ in resignation decision, official says

Legal Ethics

Lawyer who fired gun in police standoff wants to switch to criminal law

Judiciary

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore could be removed again, this time over gay-marriage order

Legal Ethics

Proposed revision of ABA model ethics rule to ban broad range of discrimination sparks controversy