8201 ABA Journal Ethics articles.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has attended at least two donor events orchestrated by the Koch network and has developed a bond with the conservative Koch brothers during all-male retreats, according to a new report by ProPublica
Sep 22, 2023 3:32 PM CDT
FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried has alleged that Sullivan & Cromwell lawyers made him the fall guy in the collapse of the cryptocurrency exchange while downplaying its work for the company.
Sep 22, 2023 1:48 PM CDT
Disbarred South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh pleaded guilty Thursday to 22 federal charges for stealing millions of dollars from clients and the estate of his late housekeeper.
Sep 22, 2023 10:09 AM CDT
Lawyers who back ethics reform are most concerned about maintaining the integrity of the legal profession, according to a survey by Bloomberg Law.
Sep 22, 2023 8:27 AM CDT
A lawyer’s Maine law license has been suspended after he tried to get continuing legal education credit for attending online programs that happened at the same time.
Sep 19, 2023 3:27 PM CDT
Covington & Burling has agreed to turn over to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission the names of six corporate clients apparently affected by a data breach, resolving an agency lawsuit that at first sought
the names of 298 publicly traded clients.
Sep 19, 2023 10:01 AM CDT
Republican Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita is facing ethics charges for comments that he made about his investigation of an “abortion activist acting as a doctor” who provided an abortion to a 10-year-old girl.
Sep 18, 2023 12:14 PM CDT
After his acquittal at an impeachment trial Saturday, Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton alleged that the “sham” proceeding was coordinated by the Biden administration along with the “liberal” speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, Republican Dade Phelan.
Sep 18, 2023 10:03 AM CDT
Former ABA Executive Director Jack Rives hopes to play a role in expanding access to justice in his new position at online legal services company Rocket Lawyer.
Sep 14, 2023 3:11 PM CDT
John Yoo, a professor at the University of California at Berkeley School of Law—known for the Department of Justice "Torture Memos" that he wrote
supporting waterboarding—testified Tuesday in support of one of John Eastman’s legal theories on how to overturn the 2020 election.
Sep 14, 2023 12:00 PM CDT
Lawyer Robert S. Bennett, known for his representation of high-profile clients enmeshed in scandal, has died at age 84.
Sep 14, 2023 9:33 AM CDT
“Lawyers take an oath, and they have a responsibility that’s not just to their client but to the larger legal community, to the profession and to democracy. When you have lawyers who are working against the rule of law [it’s important] to bring a comprehensive system of accountability,” says Michael J. Teter, the managing director of the 65 Project.
Sep 14, 2023 8:55 AM CDT
Many public defenders are “overloaded” with work, even when caseloads are evaluated under outdated guidelines drafted in 1973 that don't reflect modern-day realities, according to a new study released Tuesday.
Sep 13, 2023 2:24 PM CDT
A Houston lawyer hired by suspended Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to investigate conspiracy claims by Paxton’s developer friend has said he was misled and never paid for his work.
Sep 13, 2023 11:16 AM CDT
Lawyers contend that MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell
was “combative, vulgar, disrespectful, nonresponsive, evasive and consistently loud” during three depositions in a defamation case against him.
Sep 12, 2023 12:58 PM CDT
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