North Carolina

Careers

Lawyer relinquishes his law license to make a point

Legal Ethics

Lawyer crossed line by taking water bottle for DNA test without permission, panel says

Legal Ethics

Lawyer accused of conducting DNA test on water bottle without permission testifies in ethics hearing

Criminal Justice

Attorney takes plea deal in marijuana ‘grow house’ case

Death Penalty

Top NC court vacates ruling for death-row inmates claiming racial bias in their sentences

Legal Ethics

Does lawyer have ethical duty to replace hacked client funds? It depends, ethics opinion says

Judiciary

Judge charged in federal bribery case is accused of paying FBI agent $100 for copies of texts

Personal Lives

Lawyer saves fellow motorist in burning car from fiery explosion

Legal Ethics

Lawyer accused judges of ‘incompetence and ignorance’ in pleading, ethics complaint alleges

Bar Associations

LegalZoom resolves $10.5M antitrust suit against North Carolina State Bar

Evidence

Husband’s tears weren’t protected by spousal privilege, appellate court rules

Court Security

Using private court entrances protected defendant and counsel, but was it good for judges?

White-Collar Crime

Ex-prosecutor indicted over alleged text offer to pay $20K to get opponent to exit judicial campaign

Criminal Justice

Inmate offers to be a bone marrow donor for judge who put him in jail while a prosecutor

Bankruptcy Law

Clawback suit seeks $420K from US transportation secretary concerning in-house counsel pay

White-Collar Crime

Disbarred attorney charged with using another lawyer’s name in traffic-court case

Labor & Employment

Document review arguably ‘devoid of legal judgment,’ 2nd Circuit says, allowing wage suit to proceed

Careers

Two months after his arrest, Cadwalader partner is no longer with the law firm

Religious Law

Man with Voodoo beads is ordered detained for refusing to remove them in court

Legislation & Lobbying

Should Confederate flag be displayed? ABA president, state officials, stores take a stand against it