Legal Ethics

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

Legal Ethics

Judge who helped smoking buddy get out of jail in domestic violence case is reprimanded

Legal Ethics

Judge who hit sheriff’s patrol vehicle in courthouse parking lot agrees to 90-day unpaid suspension

Legal Ethics

Judge should not have made marriage a condition of defendant’s probation, civil rights group says

Legal Ethics

Lawyer’s repeated instructions to not answer deposition questions draws sanction for Kramer Levin

Evidence

Judge tells lawyer to give dashcam video to state; is ruling consistent with defense obligations?

Legal Ethics

Lawyer goes on trial for allegedly coaching witnesses to lie; scripted Q-and-A cited

Legal Ethics

Strapped for cash to start a law firm? Crowdfunding may be permissible, ethics opinion says

Judiciary

Judge is suspended for ogling litigant and losing temper in ‘attorneys are stupid’ tirade

Legal Ethics

Lawyer who billed clients for watching true-crime shows is suspended

Legal Ethics

Judges may not refuse to perform gay marriages, Ohio ethics opinion says

Legal Ethics

Lawyer says concern for safety of his clients motivated his leak of confidential documents