Legal Ethics

Legal Ethics

Which papers do lawyers have to return to former clients? ABA ethics opinion addresses the issue

Trials & Litigation

Appeals court blasts lawyers and ‘scorched earth tactics,’ publishes opinion despite settlement

Supreme Court Report

Judges may not seek campaign cash, but they may express their gratitude, SCOTUS determines

Ethics

DC prosecutors must now follow stricter standards for disclosing information to the defense

Advocacy

How should you handle a bad news client?

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is suspended for 2 years over wine-shoplifting incident and the way he handled it

Legal Ethics

Top state court to hear case of lawyers accused of asking paralegal to ‘friend’ litigant on Facebook

Evidence

State bar accuses DA and chief drug prosecutor of not doing enough to address drug-test issue

Legal Ethics

California bar’s effort to reduce discipline backlog may have placed the public at risk, audit says

Legal Ethics

Suit claims lawyer continued affair with his client after his wife, a US magistrate, OK’d search

Judiciary

Church-shooting bond judge was reprimanded for N-word advice; comments at hearing bring debate

Legal Ethics

Judge removed by top state court for long-ago conduct in class action, before she took the bench

Legal Ethics

Judge suspended, accused of threatening ‘bullet in the head’ for cops

Legal Ethics

New Jersey considers harms of admission by motion; is ban protectionist?

Legal Ethics

Lawyer’s alleged gift card offer to a court assistant spurs disciplinary complaint

Legal Ethics

New York bar section releases social media guidelines for lawyers

Legal Ethics

Lawyers disqualified from suit after claims they schemed with client to make secret sex video

Legal Ethics

Ex-prosecutor is disbarred for his role in capital murder conviction of innocent man

Consumer Law

GM, outside firm conspired to hide faulty ignition switches, lawyer alleges

Judiciary

DUI judge is ousted by fellow jurists; did courtroom cameras contribute to his defeat?