6756 ABA Journal articles on Legal Ethics.
A federal judge told King & Spalding on Tuesday that she finds its stated reasons for firing an associate “incredibly hard” to believe and she was planning to deny its…
May 23, 2018 3:37 PM CDT
A New York lawyer who ranted about Spanish-speaking employees on a viral video says in a Twitter apology he is “deeply sorry” for his behavior.
Aaron Schlossberg said seeing himself…
May 23, 2018 11:59 AM CDT
An investigative panel is recommending that a Florida judge be suspended for 30 days for making “inappropriate racially disparaging remarks.”
May 23, 2018 7:05 AM CDT
The North Carolina State Bar is joining a new but growing trend of state bar associations requiring technology CLEs by proposing
that one out of 12 approved CLE hours must include technology training.
May 21, 2018 3:26 PM CDT
Stormy Daniels’ lawyer, Michael Avenatti, is representing her in a suit seeking to invalidate a confidentiality agreement, but his public appearances go beyond a discussion of the legal issues about the deal signed by President Donald Trump’s lawyer, Michael Cohen.
May 15, 2018 11:46 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday that a man accused of murder has the right to insist his lawyer refrain from conceding his guilt at trial.
May 14, 2018 9:46 AM CDT
Two Michigan lawyers are no longer practicing law at this time after a federal judge accepted their guilty pleas last month in an alleged $4 million phony billing scheme.
May 14, 2018 8:00 AM CDT
Studies have shown that implicit bias is something that affects everyone to some degree. So what steps can legal professionals at all ranks take to make the justice system fairer and more equitable?
In this episode of the Modern Law Library, the ABA Journal’s Lee Rawles speaks with Judge Bernice Donald of the Cincinnati-based 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and professor Sarah E. Redfield of the University of New Hampshire School of Law about Enhancing Justice: Reducing Bias
, a book published by the ABA.
May 10, 2018 8:30 AM CDT
A former partner with Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner is accused of directing a client to hide from the Federal Trade Commission that his cybersecurity firm disclosed patient data obtained with spying software she had supplied while as a federal prosecutor battling child pornographers.
May 9, 2018 12:05 PM CDT
A solo practitioner who was sanctioned nearly $176,000 for making false statements about opposing counsel has been hit with an additional sanction for filing a federal appeal that argued the lower court had engaged in “extreme judicial activism.”
May 9, 2018 9:38 AM CDT
A state appeals court has accused a Pennsylvania judge of “judicially created parental alienation” and a failure to provide due process when she kept a baby in “protracted foster care” after receiving no explanation for broken ribs and then terminated parental rights.
May 8, 2018 8:00 AM CDT
A former New Hampshire judge who blamed his faked performance reviews on panic attacks compounded the problem when he cited mental health issues to receive a disability pension.
May 3, 2018 11:03 AM CDT
A lawyer who said she had missed a filing deadline because of a family emergency in Mexico City was sanctioned $10,000 by a federal magistrate judge who said Instagram photos showed she was actually in New York City at the time.
May 2, 2018 8:00 AM CDT
Survivors of the Pulse nightclub shooting who hired a Philadelphia-based law firm to represent them are criticizing recruiting tactics by the firm and its office manager.
May 1, 2018 3:10 PM CDT
The Florida Supreme Court has suspended two prominent lawyers 30 days each for seeking a payout for their clients from a scientific institute created in a class action tobacco settlement…
May 1, 2018 1:12 PM CDT
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