Legal Ethics

Bar Associations

Former NC justice calls for outside review of state bar, says it’s divided into ‘two extreme camps’

Legal Ethics

Judge got baseball tickets from law firm trying case, thinking this was OK, filing says

Legal Ethics

Pennsylvania AG fails to get her law license reinstated; state senate to consider her removal

ABA Midyear Meeting

Proposed rule that makes workplace bias an ethics violation not going far enough, ABA president says

Judiciary

Judge who sent ‘get a life’ email stipulates to censure, says he would have preferred a jury trial

Legal Ethics

Rejecting 30-day recommendation, top court suspends lawyer for a year for having sex with client

Criminal Justice

High-paid city attorney is accused of securing bribes for city officials to approve his contract

Legal Ethics

Prosecutor’s feigned sleep during defense closing didn’t create prejudicial error, court says

Immigration Law

After years of legal battle, Mexican immigrant becomes a New York lawyer

Criminal Justice

Lawyer is accused of fondling undercover detective

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is accused of getting opposing counsel’s trial questions from emails hacked by client

Legal Ethics

Group goes undercover at 13 law firms to show how US laws facilitate anonymous investment

Family Law

Judge faces ethics case after jailing woman who recanted domestic violence claims

Judiciary

Tire-deflating ex-judge is charged with misdemeanor for ordering deputy to shock ‘rude’ defendant

Legal Ethics

Is grievance filed over lawyer’s blog post a ‘lightweight defamation claim’?

Ethics

Florida rules prohibiting uncertified lawyers from advertising as specialists are struck down

Legal Ethics

Florida lawyer is permanently disbarred for DUI setup

Judiciary

9th Circuit upholds Arizona’s restrictions on judicial campaign activities

Legal Ethics

Disbarment recommended for lawyer who called disciplinary counsel a ‘pimp’ and ‘Oreo’

Legal Ethics

Retired lawyer handled pro bono case, called opposing counsel ‘lawyer babe,’ ethics complaint says