Monthly Archives: October 2014

U.S. Department of Justice prohibits ineffective assistance of counsel waivers as part of plea bargains in federal criminal prosecutions

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert which will discuss the recent Washington Post article which states that the Justice Department has prohibited U.S. Attorneys from requiring waivers of ineffective assistance of counsel in exchange for a plea. The … Continue reading

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Illinois Disciplinary Review Board recommends 5 month suspension for lawyer who failed to correct false client affidavit and made false statements to court

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert which will discuss the recent Illinois disciplinary Review Board report which recommended a 5 month suspension for a lawyer who was found to have failed to correct his client’s false affidavit claiming … Continue reading

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