7736 ABA Journal Ethics articles.
Two federal judges—including the chief judge of a federal appeals court—won’t face misconduct complaints for hiring a law clerk accused of making racist statements.
Jan 18, 2022 4:19 PM CST
A federal appeals court has vacated its reprimand of a lawyer who skipped oral arguments in a late-settled case, citing information provided in her request for reconsideration.
Jan 18, 2022 11:56 AM CST
A high-profile criminal defense lawyer plans to file an ethics complaint against a Chicago judge who disparaged her last week during a livestreamed video.
Jan 18, 2022 10:24 AM CST
A California bar court judge has recommended the disbarment of lawyer Tom Girardi, whose estranged wife is Erika Girardi of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
reality TV show.
Jan 14, 2022 9:21 AM CST
A Chicago lawyer who was a faculty member at the Loyola University Chicago was indicted Monday for allegedly making a $110,000 profit by trading on insider information passed along by a college friend.
Jan 13, 2022 9:18 AM CST
An Alabama lawyer has withdrawn from a Huntsville, Alabama, murder case after a local TV station alleged that he offered an interview about the case in exchange for coverage of his personal movie.
Jan 12, 2022 3:20 PM CST
A lawyer accused of failing to disclose his clients' inventories of shipwreck gold will be suspended for four years in Virginia as a result of a decision by that state’s supreme court.
Jan 12, 2022 8:42 AM CST
A Chicago lawyer who was previously in the news for filing a lawsuit against a Texas abortion doctor is facing ethics charges alleging that he sent harassing and threatening emails to the opposing counsels from Barnes & Thornburg and Fox Rothschild.
Jan 10, 2022 3:27 PM CST
Court employees deny that a Dallas County, Texas, judge authorized her court coordinator to impersonate her during an online hearing in August.
Jan 10, 2022 12:31 PM CST
The general counsel at the Denver International Airport has stepped down amid accusations that he repeatedly slapped a colleague at a holiday party.
Jan 6, 2022 10:52 AM CST
A Baltimore defense attorney, who allegedly helped a longtime client and convicted drug trafficker funnel money through his law firm, has been found guilty of conspiracy to commit money laundering.
Jan 4, 2022 2:47 PM CST
In an annual report released Friday, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. said the Judicial Conference of the United States will address three areas “that have been flagged by Congress and the press over the past year” but doesn't need any help from legislators.
Jan 4, 2022 11:41 AM CST
A federal magistrate judge in Georgia ordered lawyers for an injured longshoreman to “not impugn Chinese culture” in future depositions in his lawsuit against a Chinese shipping line.
Dec 23, 2021 8:59 AM CST
A lawyer in Mobile, Alabama, has been held in contempt after her process server delivered a subpoena to a criminal defense attorney in front of jurors during a break in his client’s murder trial.
Dec 21, 2021 3:54 PM CST
A federal judge has sanctioned three lawyers from Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel for “vitriolic and unsubstantiated allegations” that the opposing counsel resorted to anti-Semitic stereotypes to influence jurors.
Dec 20, 2021 4:13 PM CST
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