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  • Lawyer to be Suspended Over Conduct

    Lawyer to be Suspended Over Conduct

    Legal Blog Updates 04/03/2008

    The former head of the Wayne County, MI  Prosecutor Office's drug unit will be suspended with pay Friday and now faces an investigation that could lead to criminal charges for her actions in a 2005 cocaine case.Prosecutor Kym Worthy, in a prepar...

  • DOJ Presses Bribery Case

    DOJ Presses Bribery Case

    Legal Blog Updates 04/02/2008

    A US Department of Justice spokesman said Monday that the department would continue to press its bribery case against Rep. William Jefferson (D-LA) despite the US Supreme Court's refusal to review an appeals court ruling that held the FBI's conduct d...

  • New Hampshire Adopts Rule for Clients Who Email

    New Hampshire Adopts Rule for Clients Who Email

    Legal Blog Updates 03/28/2008

    New Hampshire adopted a rule that clearly protects persons who, in good faith, e-mail confidential information to a lawyer from having the lawyer use the information against the prospective client.  The comments to New Hampshshire Rule 1.18 prov...

  • Detroit Mayor Faces Felony Charges

    Detroit Mayor Faces Felony Charges

    Legal Blog Updates 03/24/2008

    DETROIT, Michigan -- Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and an ex-aide were charged Monday with perjury and obstruction of justice after prosecutors said sexually explicit text messages between the two contradicted their sworn court testimony.Detroit May...

  • Assembly begins pushing legislative ethics reforms

    Assembly begins pushing legislative ethics reforms

    Legal Blog Updates 03/06/2008

    Lawmakers would be barred from accepting more than one taxpayer-paid health insurance plan and from taking campaign donations from their aides under measures pushed forward Thursday by Assembly legislators. The measures released by the Assembly State...

  • Web Page Disclaimers in New Hampshire

    Web Page Disclaimers in New Hampshire

    Legal Blog Updates 02/29/2008

    Effective January 1, 2008, New Hampshireadopted a rule that clearly protects persons who, in good faith, e-mailconfidential information to a lawyer from having the lawyer use theinformation against the prospective client.  The comments to NewHam...

  • Qualcomm v. Broadcom Confidentiality Hurts

    Qualcomm v. Broadcom Confidentiality Hurts

    Legal Blog Updates 02/26/2008

    A blockbuster decision was issued in the notorious “take no prisoners,” “bet the company,” Qualcomm v. Broadcom, Case No. 05cv1958-B, in San Diego. In a heart-wrenching decision, the lawyers are being prevented from disclosing what really occurred, b...

  • Arizona Lawyers May Not Ethically Participate

    Arizona Lawyers May Not Ethically Participate

    Legal Blog Updates 07/06/1999

    Arizona lawyers may not ethically participate in an Internet servicethat sends legal questions from individuals to attorneys based upon thesubject matter of the question. The opinion also notes that lawyers cannot pay a fee for such referrals or give...

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