6833 ABA Journal Legal Ethics articles.
A New Jersey judge explained Wednesday why he asked a woman seeking a restraining order whether she could have avoided forced sex by closing her legs.
Judge John Russo Jr.…
Oct 19, 2018 12:20 PM CDT
Five Arkansas Supreme Court justices are trying to block the state’s judicial discipline agency from sanctioning them over their quick decision to remove a judge from capital cases after he…
Oct 18, 2018 4:23 PM CDT
A former partner at Foley & Lardner has been suspended for two years for misleading the IRS with falsified documents.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court suspended former trusts and estates partner…
Oct 18, 2018 12:15 PM CDT
Oct 17, 2018 4:20 PM CDT
A New York appeals court has suspended a Suffolk County lawyer for three months for “inexcusable” criticism about courts hearing two of his cases.
The New York Supreme Court’s Appellate…
Oct 16, 2018 7:30 AM CDT
A Cleveland lawyer has been indefinitely suspended after a client secretly recorded his conversation bragging about ignoring the opposing counsel’s discovery requests and calling her “an arrogant bitch.”
Oct 15, 2018 7:30 AM CDT
A former partner at Hunton & Williams and Willkie Farr & Gallagher has been sentenced to five years in prison for a phony invoice scheme that bilked her firms out…
Oct 11, 2018 3:00 PM CDT
Labaton Sucharow has agreed to return $4.8 million in attorney fees to plaintiffs and other law firms in a securities class action against State Street Corp.
The payment resolves allegations…
Oct 11, 2018 10:14 AM CDT
Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. has referred ethics complaints filed against Justice Brett Kavanaugh during his confirmation hearings to the Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Oct 11, 2018 8:47 AM CDT
Oct 10, 2018 6:10 AM CDT
A dissolved Ohio law firm once owned by mass-torts lawyer Stanley Chesley has agreed to pay fen-phen diet-drug litigants $19.1 million to resolve their unjust enrichment claims stemming from attorney…
Oct 9, 2018 3:15 PM CDT
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has received complaints about Brett Kavanaugh’s statements during hearings on his confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court, according to a statement Saturday by a judge on the federal appeals court.
Oct 9, 2018 8:50 AM CDT
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Jurors have found no liability by Buchalter in a lawsuit that contended the law firm was responsible for the alleged misconduct of one of its estate planning partners.
Oct 2, 2018 2:24 PM CDT
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