7442 ABA Journal Ethics articles.
A New Jersey Supreme Court justice has apologized for interceding with Camden County courts in a case against a youth accused of bullying his son, saying his actions created the…
Jun 5, 2007 7:30 PM CDT
A rookie Las Vegas judge who is fighting the chief judge’s effort to remove her is reportedly under investigation by a judicial conduct commission.
Judge Elizabeth Halverson has been accused of acting abusively toward her staff and behaving improperly on the bench, according to the Las Vegas Sun.
An affidavit from her former judicial executive assistant said Halverson made her staff have ice waiting on the bench for her and would scream if they let it melt, according to KVBC-TV in Las Vegas.
Jun 5, 2007 3:59 PM CDT
A company that owns several patents is seeking to disqualify Howrey from representing a defendant it sued for infringement.
San Francisco company Friskit Inc. says in a May 25 motion…
Jun 5, 2007 1:32 PM CDT
Rise in rates swells IOLTA, and legal services gain
Jun 5, 2007 8:36 AM CDT
Bar against communicating with adverse parties doesn’t apply to inside counsel
Jun 5, 2007 8:12 AM CDT
In some states, disciplined lawyers can still work as paralegals or clerks
Jun 5, 2007 7:57 AM CDT
The recent drunk driving death of a renowned Chicago area prosecutor is a hard lesson for the legal profession – and a number of those who could learn from it…
Jun 4, 2007 11:15 PM CDT
A Pennsylvania attorney has been disbarred in Delaware, even though she was never admitted to practice there and maintains a law office in Pennsylvania.
That’s because Valerie J. Glover, who…
Jun 4, 2007 8:44 PM CDT
Plaintiffs who claim their lawyers defrauded them out of money due in a pharmaceutical settlement are betting that a horse will help them recover some of the money.
Jun 4, 2007 2:43 PM CDT
An outside attorney defending Best Buy in a consumer class action has admitted he altered discovery documents in the case, prompting his law firm to file a withdrawal motion.
Jun 4, 2007 1:42 PM CDT
A former chief public defender in St. Louis was indicted today on charges he arranged a “sham marriage” so that his boyfriend could stay in the United States.
Jun 2, 2007 1:27 AM CDT
Just as a number of commentators were saying that U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales seemed to be recovering from the controversy over his management of the Justice Department, a new…
May 31, 2007 5:38 PM CDT
A lawyer who said a bankruptcy judge was “a few french fries short of a Happy Meal” is being ordered to defend his right to practice in her federal court.…
May 31, 2007 1:32 PM CDT
The federal clerk’s office for the Southern District of Florida did not post key documents to its Web site in a case involving Miami attorney Louis Robles.
First Amendment advocates…
May 30, 2007 2:05 PM CDT
A little more than a week after reportedly becoming the world’s first publicly owned law firm, Australia’s Slater & Gordon is already adding to its attorney roster.
The growth move…
May 30, 2007 12:08 PM CDT