7394 ABA Journal Ethics articles.
Justice Ginsburg will be first woman to lie in state at Capitol
The late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will lie in repose at the top of the…
Sep 21, 2020 4:36 PM CDT
U.S. District Judge Alison J. Nathan of the Southern District of New York is so incensed by government conduct in the prosecution of an Iranian businessman that she has ordered every federal prosecutor in Manhattan to read her decision criticizing the prosecution failures.
Sep 17, 2020 2:53 PM CDT
Bookkeeper accused of embezzling $740K from godmother’s law firm
A former bookkeeper and office manager accused of embezzling $740,000 from a Rhode Island law firm has agreed to plead guilty…
Sep 14, 2020 4:45 PM CDT
Two judges in Cook County, Illinois, partnered with lawyers in an investment club, including a Chicago alderman indicted on corruption charges.
Sep 14, 2020 2:00 PM CDT
Top state court criticizes disciplined former justice
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday criticized Cynthia Baldwin, a former justice, after she said an affidavit, if true, shows “bias and vindictiveness”…
Sep 10, 2020 4:39 PM CDT
An Illinois lawyer, who reportedly lied and said he had cancer—when he did not—and instead was looking for discovery deadline extensions, is facing potential suspension from the practice of law. He also allegedly lied about having cancer on his University of Chicago Law School application.
Sep 9, 2020 4:37 PM CDT
A lawyer in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, with a history of sexual misconduct has been disbarred by the South Carolina Supreme Court.
Sep 8, 2020 11:09 AM CDT
A Las Vegas judge is facing an ethics complaint stemming from her own personal investigation of a hip-hop clothing store where her daughter worked and a double murder that she thought involved her daughter's acquaintance.
Sep 4, 2020 2:20 PM CDT
A prominent Chicago lawyer who once chaired a screening committee for guardians ad litem is facing felony charges that accuse of him of sexually assaulting an associate at his firm, sexually abusing another and fondling a woman while telling her that she had to “do a little extra” to get custody of her children.
Sep 1, 2020 11:35 AM CDT
A Kentucky judge should be removed from office for a pattern of misconduct that included firing an employee so she could hire her former pastor, with whom she had a romantic relationship, the Kentucky Judicial Conduct Commission has found.
Sep 1, 2020 9:47 AM CDT
Pennsylvania Chief Justice Thomas Saylor is facing an ethics probe after an affidavit accused him of criticizing a former justice for creating "trouble" with her “minority agenda."
Aug 27, 2020 2:36 PM CDT
Alaska attorney general resigns after text messages disclosed
Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson has resigned after a news investigation found that he sent more than 550 text messages in March…
Aug 26, 2020 4:36 PM CDT
New York Attorney General Letitia James has asked a judge to compel testimony by Eric Trump and two lawyers who have done work for the Trump Organization, including a Morgan,…
Aug 24, 2020 4:05 PM CDT
A panel of three judges has ordered the federal court suspension of a criminal defense lawyer after a federal magistrate judge concluded she lied about sending text messages to a drug defendant during an intimate relationship before his arrest.
Aug 24, 2020 1:40 PM CDT
A disbarred Pennsylvania attorney faces felony theft charges after prosecutors accused him of misappropriating more than $563,000 from a client who was seriously injured in a car crash.
Aug 21, 2020 3:15 PM CDT
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