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 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.
By Stephen L. Miles
Don't be held responsible for the mistakes of national counsel.
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)
Greg Hanthorn highlights three reasons why all lawyers, regardless of location, should read the ABA Model Rules. (11:09 min)
The Section of Litigation's Ethics and Professionalism Committee is pleased to announce its first ever web-based roundtable discussion. More information.
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.