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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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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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South Carolina ethics advisory opinion states that lawyers are responsible for insuring that claimed third party website profiles and content comply with Bar Rules

Hello and welcome to this Friday the 13th edition of the Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the South Carolina ethics advisory opinion which states that lawyers who claim their profile on third party websites such as Martindale-Hubbell, SuperLawyers, LinkedIn, … 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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Florida Bar’s Professional Ethics Committee requests Board of Governors to direct it to prepare ethics opinion on cloud computing

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent request of the Professional Ethics Committee of The Florida Bar (PEC) to request that the Board of Governors of The Florida Bar (BOG) direct it to prepare … Continue reading

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Florida Bar Ethics opinion finds that offer and recommendation of waiver of ineffective assistance and prosecutorial misconduct for criminal plea is unethical

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the Proposed Advisory Opinion which was recently issued by the Professional Ethics Committee of The Florida Bar which found that that offering and recommending plea where defendant waives ineffective … Continue reading

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