A leading Wisconsin lemon-law attorney has made headlines in his bid for a state supreme court judicial seat by announcing he is against a controversial voter ID law.
The Delaware Supreme Court recently rebuked the chief judge of the Delaware Court of Chancery for an improper digression in an opinion, reports the New York Times.
The D.C. Bar released an opinion discussing whether in-house lawyers are prohibited from disclosing employer or client secrets when suing them for retaliatory firing or discrimination.
By Rebecca Counts
The Encinias case out of New Mexico could be a sea change.
By Stephen T. LaBriola
When does a consulting lawyer's informal discussions with another lawyer lead to ethical violations and/or disqualification?
By Michael Downey
Even Aaron Burr had a hard time getting a fair trial.
We all know that saying "my clients" is just an expression and does not imply an actual ownership interest. Barry Cohen discusses the real-world applications of this concept—including one glaring exception to the rule. (6:34 min)
Litigator and ethics professor Mike Downey outlines three standards that can be used when attempting to get an opposing counsel's expert disqualified from a case. (8:29 min)
Dealing with legal bullies is never pleasant. Hear as Mike Downey give eight steps to best handle these "Rambo" attorneys. (14:56 min)
The Center for Professional Responsibility's Standing Committee on Client Protection will be holding its inaugural "UPL School" on August 16–17, 2013 in Denver, CO.
Learn more about the latest developments on the civil right to counsel movement and how you can get involved. Watch now.
Josh Camson, the Ethics & Professionalism Committee's web editor, was quoted in GP Solo magazine. Read more.