Legal Ethics

Annual Meeting

Bar licensing groups urged to tread carefully when asking about mental health

Annual Meeting

Texas troupe puts lawyer ethics to words and music in ‘Scamalot’

Annual Meeting

Disruptive innovators try to convince skeptical attorneys of the need to collaborate

Ethics

Ethics panel backs judges’ letters asking lawyers to consider community service

Judiciary

No evidence supports claim US magistrate was aware of husband’s affair with probe target, judge says

Legal Ethics

Lawyer who faked records of court-ordered counseling should get 5-year suspension, panel recommends

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is suspended partly for his ‘racist, sexist, homophobic and offensive’ language

Judiciary

Judge’s ‘aggressive’ cross-examination of defense witnesses leads to overturned conviction

Legal Ethics

Former prosecutor is suspended for demeaning remarks, false denial about snitch threat

Trials & Litigation

Accuser’s court filing blasts Cosby’s ‘media blitz’

Criminal Justice

Two lawyers face charges for allegedly relying on illegal recordings in court cases

Legal Ethics

Suspension recommended for lawyer accused of indecent exposure, improper touching

Careers

Brothers had Rhode Island practice for 18 years despite never passing state bar

Prosecutors

Prosecutor is fired after his apology for alleged flippant remarks is found to be lacking

Consumer Law

Buyers of ‘Weight Loss Cure’ would get $11 checks under refund plan; receiver seeks missing millions

U.S. Supreme Court

Do corporate amicus briefs pose a conflict for stockholding SCOTUS justices?

White-Collar Crime

Fired secretary is star witness at trial of ex-judge accused of operating business from chambers

Criminal Justice

Bailiff relays jury impression of defense lawyer in trial texts to prosecutor

Trials & Litigation

How the New York Times obtained Bill Cosby’s deposition transcript without a court order or leak

Legal Ethics

‘Soaring rhetoric’ doesn’t save Jacoby’s suit challenging ban on outside ownership in law firms