7266 ABA Journal Ethics articles.
Apr 1, 2020 1:00 AM CDT
Apr 1, 2020 12:40 AM CDT
Advocates for legal regulatory reform say they are dismayed by the State Bar of California’s recent decision to postpone action on a proposed regulatory sandbox, but they have not given up the fight to convince the bar’s board of trustees to support further exploring the concept.
Mar 31, 2020 10:55 AM CDT
A Colorado lawyer should receive a stayed suspension for referring to a judge as a "gay, fat, f--" in an email to two clients, according to an opinion by the judge appointed to preside in discipline matters.
Mar 30, 2020 3:36 PM CDT
A Louisiana lawyer who interrupted a deposition 145 times and made 106 objections will have to pay for the conduct.
Mar 30, 2020 12:39 PM CDT
The New York Commission on Judicial Conduct has recommended the removal of a Sullivan County judge accused of ordering the jailing and handcuffing of litigants for contempt without following procedural safeguards.
Mar 27, 2020 3:33 PM CDT
A California judge has been censured after commenting on “smoking hot” women, proclaiming that he had the "biggest balls in the courthouse" and making other inappropriate remarks.
Mar 26, 2020 2:20 PM CDT
The New Jersey Supreme Court has censured a judge who told a man’s girlfriend and wife that they let themselves be played by a “knucklehead.”
Mar 25, 2020 3:36 PM CDT
US News’ ranking methodology is the cheese for law school rat race, report says
The U.S. News & World Report’s annual law school rankings rely on categories including law school…
Mar 24, 2020 4:45 PM CDT
Judges must take steps to ensure individuals have the ability to pay before threatening incarceration, revoking probation, exercising contempt powers and similar conduct, says a recent ethics opinion from the ABA’s Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility.
Mar 24, 2020 12:16 PM CDT
Several states, including two of the top three states with the largest number of lawyers, have postponed attorney discipline case hearings amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mar 24, 2020 11:09 AM CDT
ABA president says LSC needs extra money for COVID-19 issues
ABA President Judy Perry Martinez is asking Congress to provide a supplemental appropriation for the Legal Services Corp. The cash…
Mar 20, 2020 3:30 PM CDT
Three prosecutors in Utah recently resigned amid an internal investigation into free Utah Jazz tickets they received from a defense lawyer who had appeared opposite them.
Mar 20, 2020 12:10 PM CDT
Judge who self-quarantined says COVID-19 isn’t a hoax
Judge Bobby Peters of Georgia doesn’t know whether he had the novel coronavirus. The Muscogee superior court judge came back from Atlanta…
Mar 19, 2020 4:45 PM CDT
The New Jersey Supreme Court has suspended a lawyer who falsified a law school transcript when he sought a job with Williams & Connolly.
Mar 19, 2020 9:44 AM CDT
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