7581 ABA Journal Ethics articles.
District attorney is removed from office under rarely used state law
A North Carolina district attorney was removed from office Tuesday in a process that began with an affidavit filed by a grassroots group of victims’ families.
Apr 30, 2021 2:01 PM CDT
3 men face federal hate crimes charges in Ahmaud Arbery’s death
Three Georgia men facing state charges of murder in the 2020 death of Black jogger Ahmaud Arbery have…
Apr 29, 2021 4:17 PM CDT
Pennsylvania bar president resigns after he’s charged with patronizing a prostitute
Pennsylvania Bar Association President David Eric Schwager resigned Tuesday, the same day that he was charged with patronizing a prostitute who allegedly tried to extort him.
Apr 29, 2021 2:20 PM CDT
New SEC enforcement chief abruptly resigns after judge questions ‘unhinged’ claim in BigLaw case
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s new enforcement chief, Alex Oh, abruptly resigned Wednesday after a federal judge said he was considering sanctions for a claim that she made about her opposing counsel's demeanor before she left her BigLaw firm.
Apr 29, 2021 11:26 AM CDT
Former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will be suspended from law for one-year for physically abusing two women during long-term relationships and a third woman, a lawyer, during a…
Apr 28, 2021 2:35 PM CDT
Apr 28, 2021 10:35 AM CDT
Lawyer gets 5-year suspension for firing gun into colleague’s law office
A lawyer who practices in Portland, Oregon, has received a five-year suspension for firing six bullets into the law office of a colleague, narrowly missing the law firm manager who was in the building.
Apr 27, 2021 12:08 PM CDT
Apr 27, 2021 10:47 AM CDT
DOJ will investigate Louisville, Kentucky, police practices
U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Monday that the Department of Justice is investigating whether the Louisville, Kentucky, Metro Police Department uses unreasonable…
Apr 26, 2021 4:36 PM CDT
Coca-Cola GC who backed diversity initiative leaves job
Bradley Gayton has resigned from his post as general counsel at Coca-Cola to become a “strategic consultant” to the company. Gayton Apr 22, 2021 2:50 PM CDT
3 Democratic lawmakers call on Barrett to recuse herself in donor disclosure case
Three Democratic lawmakers are asking U.S. Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett to recuse herself in a First Amendment dispute because a group related to a plaintiff launched a seven-figure ad campaign in support of Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation.
Apr 22, 2021 9:48 AM CDT
Apr 20, 2021 11:08 AM CDT
Judge resigns after using racial epithet, opining that all lives matter
A Colorado judge has accepted a public censure and agreed to resign after she acknowledged using the N-word in a conversation with court employees and offering her opinions on racial justice issues while wearing her robe.
Apr 20, 2021 9:33 AM CDT
BigLaw partner is no longer listed on firm website after accusation of misrepresentation to federal court
A partner at Littler Mendelson in its Atlanta office is no longer listed on the law firm’s website after a company claimed that it was thrown “under the bus” because of the lawyer’s misrepresentation to a federal court.
Apr 19, 2021 2:23 PM CDT
Judge slashes fee request to about $3K for lawyer who filed suit for client after his firing
A federal judge in New York City has informed a Florida lawyer that he should consider himself lucky to get about $3,000 out of about $22,000 in requested fees and expenses after filing suit for a client who had fired him.
Apr 15, 2021 12:46 PM CDT
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