7631 ABA Journal Ethics articles.
Asked to probe two high-profile officials, disciplinary authorities in Texas and Washington, D.C., took different tacks.
Jun 11, 2021 9:22 AM CDT
The Arkansas Supreme Court has suspended a judge and ordered him to hire a counselor or a life coach for rude and intimidating treatment of public defenders in the courtroom. Judge Barry Sims, a circuit judge in Arkansas, will be suspended for 30 days.
Jun 8, 2021 12:54 PM CDT
A Philadelphia judge has been suspended for six months for misconduct that included misusing her contempt power and “harshly belittling” people in family court.
Jun 4, 2021 11:31 AM CDT
Atlanta business group sues MLB for moving All-Star Game
Job Creators Network, a conservative organization that represents small businesses, is suing Major League Baseball for moving the July All-Star Game…
Jun 2, 2021 3:16 PM CDT
A Pennsylvania judge who was facing misconduct allegations over outbursts at attorneys and litigants in his courtroom resigned Tuesday.
Jun 2, 2021 10:48 AM CDT
A Colorado judge who agreed to resign after using the N-word asked the Colorado Supreme Court last week to grant an injunction that would stop her May 31 resignation.
Jun 1, 2021 10:31 AM CDT
A Michigan lawyer has been fined $3,000 for raising his middle finger during oral arguments in a Zoom hearing.
Jun 1, 2021 9:54 AM CDT
A Virginia lawyer’s license to practice law has been revoked after former clients testified that he left them in the lurch while his license was suspended earlier this year.
Jun 1, 2021 9:05 AM CDT
A federal judge in Kansas City, Kansas, has slashed a defendant’s sentence from 20 to nine years in prison, citing a federal prosecutor’s failure to “conduct herself as a prosecutor must.”
May 26, 2021 12:07 PM CDT
The Texas Supreme Court ruled Friday that lawyer statements about a client’s allegations made in a press release and social media aren’t protected by the judicial proceedings privilege or attorney immunity.
May 25, 2021 3:39 PM CDT
An Ohio lawyer sanctioned $1,500 for filing a substandard appellate brief told a federal appeals court on Friday that his failures stemmed from the COVID-19 death of his 96-year-old mother.
May 25, 2021 2:01 PM CDT
A New Jersey lawyer’s remote practice from his home in Florida does not constitute the unlicensed practice of law in Florida, according to an advisory ethics opinion approved May 20 by the Florida Supreme Court.
May 24, 2021 11:51 AM CDT
Lawyer job openings increase 150%, report says
Lawyer job openings have increased by 150% since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report by legal market data provider…
May 20, 2021 4:40 PM CDT
An elected probate judge in Alabama has been temporarily suspended after he was accused in a March ethics complaint of making racist and sexist remarks and throwing a tantrum over a missing sandwich.
May 20, 2021 3:54 PM CDT
The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has tentatively added a civility pledge to the state's lawyer oath.
May 19, 2021 12:03 PM CDT
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