Legal Ethics

Constitutional Law

Pennsylvania Supreme Court suspends its own Justice McCaffery, asks for ethics investigation

Judiciary

Pennsylvania justice in lewd email scandal said he ‘was not going down alone,’ second justice says

Judiciary

Disbarred lawyer is on state supreme court ballot, along with his ‘Zamboni’ nickname

Criminal Justice

Fax from Toronto lawyer helped police find victim’s head

Legal Ethics

Top state court nixes disbarment request of lawyer who admittedly stole $354K

Legal Ethics

Judge regrets calling jail about domestic violence suspect but denies willful misconduct

Judiciary

5th Circuit judge explains remarks on race and crime; ethics complaint is tossed

Legal Ethics

Lawyer who told client to destroy cellphone SIM card is acquitted of obstruction charge

Legal Technology

Does using Gmail put attorney-client privilege at risk?

Legal Ethics

Transfer of cases in law practice sale need not be ‘immediate or abrupt,’ ABA ethics opinion says

Legal Ethics

Study finds Wisconsin has an unsustainable backlog of attorney ethics complaints

Criminal Justice

Bankruptcy lawyer surrenders law license to avoid federal prosecution

Legal Ethics

Former St. Louis mayor loses his law license indefinitely over mishandling of client funds

Judiciary

American Judicature Society is dissolving; problems with ‘membership model’ cited

Criminal Justice

Citing prosecutor’s affair with lab technician, DA drops murder charges in 1989 slaying

Features

Thou Shalt Not Cheat: The lawyer who took down Lance Armstrong is on a mission

National Pulse

Loosened Claws: Lawyers from dissolved firms may now keep clients, courts say

Judiciary

FBI created phony defendant to trap judge; 2nd judge now being investigated by conduct board

Judiciary

Texas justice is probably America’s most avid judicial Tweeter; is it unseemly?

Criminal Justice

Three lawyers are accused of paying criminal justice staffer to send wealthy defendants to them