Category Archives: Prosecutorial misconduct lawyer ethics

California Bar files disciplinary charges against former Los Angeles City Attorney alleging prosecutorial misconduct

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert which will discuss the recently filed disciplinary charges filed by the California Bar against former a Los Angeles City Attorney alleging prosecutorial misconduct during a death penalty case that he handled when … Continue reading

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Ohio Supreme Court imposes stayed suspension on former criminal prosecutor who used fictitious Facebook account to contact alibi witnesses

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent Ohio Supreme Court opinion imposing a stayed suspension on an ex-prosecutor who created a fictitious Facebook account to contact alibi witnesses in a criminal case that he … Continue reading

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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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Wisconsin Supreme Court dismisses disciplinary charges against criminal prosecutor who failed to provide defense with unsworn note containing admission of another person

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent opinion of the Wisconsin Supreme Court affirming the dismissal of disciplinary charges against a lawyer who was prosecuting the driver of a motor vehicle for possession of … Continue reading

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Maine Supreme Judicial Court imposes stayed 30 day suspension on criminal prosecutor for multiple acts of misconduct both before and during trial

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent disciplinary opinion of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court imposing a stayed 30 day suspension on a criminal prosecutor who engaged in multiple acts of misconduct in a … Continue reading

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Illinois Review Board recommends disbarment for criminal prosecutor who had personal relationships with criminal defendant and a minor witness in another case

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which, in keeping with the theme of discipline of former criminal prosecutors, will discuss the recent Report and Recommendation of the Illinois Disciplinary Review Board to uphold the Illinois Hearing Board’s recommendation … Continue reading

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Florida Bar’s Board of Governors approves Advisory Opinions related to waivers of ineffective assistance and prosecutorial misconduct and permitting lawyers to authorize non-lawyers to use E-Portal credentials

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog Update which will discuss the approval of Ethics Opinions 12-1 and 12-2 by the Florida Bar Board of Governors of The Florida Bar at its meeting on December 7, 2012.  Advisory … Continue reading

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