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Lawyer is disbarred after accusations of pervasive incivility and reckless indifference to the law A lawyer has been disbarred in Maryland following the same disposition in Virginia for rejecting settlement offers without a clients consent and demonstrating pervasive incivility.…
ABA Journal | 2 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Suspended lawyer gets jail time for smuggling drugs into jail A suspended Massachusetts lawyer has been sentenced to six months in prison after jurors found her guilty Friday for smuggling Suboxone into the Plymouth County…
ABA Journal | 2 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Can Sharing Power Slow Attrition and Ease Leadership Fatigue?: The Morning Minute The news and analysis you need to start your day. | 5 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Lawmakers Hint at Bipartisan Support to Strengthen Judicial Ethics, Transparency Rules Witnesses before the subcommittee suggested reforms to current rules, including requiring judges to disclose securities transactions more frequently and making that data available to the public online. | 15 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Sharing Power With Young Lawyers May Slow Associate Attrition and Management Burnout Delegating some leadership duties to younger attorneys is one way to share the burden of leading as well as keeping people around and involved. | 17 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Arizona Cardinals, Insurer Off the Hook for Former Wide Receiver's Concussion-Related Medical Expenses More than $28,000 in medical expenses awarded to former Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Sean Morey were set aside after an appellate court ruled Tuesday that the record lacked documentation about what led an administrative law judge to order that amount.& | 17 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Civil Rights Lawyer, Former Public Defender Jia Cobb Confirmed to DC District Court Civil rights lawyer and former public defender Jia Cobb was confirmed to a seat on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Tuesday. The | 17 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Federal Judge Tosses Out Special Grand Jury Indictment of US Park Police Officers in Shooting Case Federal Judge Claude M. Hilton agreed that officers Lucas Vinyard and Alejandro Amaya were entitled to "supremacy clause" immunity from prosecution in the shooting because their actions were "necessary and proper under the circumstances" and "there [was] | 17 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ohio Courts Remain Divided on Retroactive Violent Offender Database Registry Requirements The court's 4-3 majority on Oct. 21 determined that registry requirements in Senate Bill 231 may retroactively apply to those who committed certain crimes before the law took effect in March 2019. | 17 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
DC-Area Attorney Disbarred for 'Pervasive Incivility' and Borderline 'Malicious' Behavior "In short, [respondent's] conduct towards defendants and opposing counsel has been unreasonable, bordering on the malicious," the Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission's petition said. "[Respondent's] apparent distaste for his opponents spawned a host of | 17 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend