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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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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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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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lllinois discipline board recommends that former criminal prosecutor who engaged in inappropriate conduct toward a minor defendant and minor victim in separate criminal cases be disbarred

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss very recent report and recommendation of an Illinois discipline board that a former criminal prosecutor who engaged in inappropriate conduct with a defendant and victim in separate criminal … Continue reading

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Illinois disciplinary board recommends 4 month suspension for state prosecutor who pulled gun on process server attempting to serve a complaint and summons

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent report and recommendation of the Illinois disciplinary board of a 4 month suspension for prosecutor who pulled a gun on a process server who was attempting … Continue reading

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