Legal Ethics

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Public Defenders

Public defender is found in contempt for refusing cases; DA asks state supreme court to intervene

The New Normal

Mandatory tech CLE: An idea whose time has come

ETHICS

How far can criticism of judges go under ethics rules?

Criminal Justice

A former lawyer for Casey Anthony is held without bail in alleged drug smuggling scheme

Legal Ethics

Disbarred lawyer threatens suit; he was accused of bringing pepper spray, stun gun to deposition

Legal Ethics

California considers general ethical ban on lawyer sex with clients

Legal Ethics

Suspension recommended for lawyer who sought up to $24M in fees, didn’t produce computer

Judiciary

Three additional judges were among senders of inappropriate emails, Pennsylvania report says

Trials & Litigation

Lawyers representing pro wrestlers escape sanctions; two suits are tossed

Legal Ethics

Lawyer agrees to 30-day suspension for publicity threats during settlement talks

Legal Ethics

Lawyer agrees to suspension for writing book about Jodi Arias murder trial

Legal Ethics

Beware of sites importing your contacts, and watch your social media comments, ethics opinions say

Judiciary

Oregon judge is charged with gun violations for allegedly letting felon handle weapons

Labor & Employment

Judge permanently blocks ‘persuader rule’ requiring disclosure of lawyer union advice to employers

Judiciary

30-day suspension recommended for judge who detained kids for refusing interactions with dad

Judiciary

Law clerk accused of ruling on cases wins judicial election, though she is barred from the bench

Legal Ethics

Lawyers may not use ‘web bugs’ to track email sent to opposing counsel, ethics opinion says

Law Firms

Research center on ethics of artificial intelligence is created with $10M grant from BigLaw firm

Legal Ethics

Former Greenberg Traurig partner resigns from bar amid probe into improper expense requests

Judiciary

Law clerk accused of ruling on cases can’t be a judge if she wins election, Illinois high court says
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