Legal Ethics

Legal Ethics

Lawyer’s photoshopped celebrity pictures lead to suspension recommendation

White-Collar Crime

Judge plans to take plea in case over $3M federal investment-fraud scheme, his lawyer says

Legal Ethics

Judge suspended 30 days without pay for coming to courthouse intoxicated

Legal Ethics

Lawyer appears in Thomas Jefferson garb to defend law license, unusual capital murder defense

Legal Ethics

Judge banned from bench due to online comments, disclosing confidential info on celebrity’s adoption

Judiciary

Former Texas judge is reprimanded for delayed rulings, mass case dismissal

Legal Ethics

Suspended lawyer blames leisure lifestyle for misstatements, acknowledges snarky emails

Criminal Justice

St. Louis lawyer charged with hindering prosecution of wanted woman

Asked and Answered

How do you provide client hand-holding if you run a virtual firm? (podcast with transcript)

Prosecutors

Retired prosecutor who convicted two men just exonerated after 30 years behind bars is unrepentant

Legal Ethics

Prosecutors in supervisory roles need to create a ‘culture of compliance,’ ABA ethics opinion says

Criminal Justice

1 of 3 county judges charged with DUI pleads guilty against counsel’s advice, gets probation

Criminal Justice

Judge convicted of prostitution misdemeanors, but acquitted of felony charges

White-Collar Crime

Clients invested $47M in immigration lawyer’s ethanol plant hoping to get US green cards, feds say

Attorney Fees

Suit targets billing by litigation support companies, names Jacoby & Meyers as a defendant

Legal Ethics

Two California judges censured for in-chambers sex, among other conduct

Legal Ethics

Lawyer who billed corporate client for his sanctions is reprimanded

Ethics

NSA surveillance policies raise questions about the viability of the attorney-client privilege

Criminal Justice

Lawyer is accused of persuading client to invest $120K in his cat litter box invention

In-House Counsel

Is Delaware decision a sensible ‘chip in the attorney-client privilege’?