ABA Journal Weekly Newsletter May 2, 2008


Legal Ethics

Judge Smacks Law Firms & Partner With $150K Sanctions, But Spares 2 Associates

Apr 29, 2008, 03:14 pm CDT
“A federal bankruptcy judge in Massachusetts has sanctioned two law firms and a name partner a total of $150,000 for incorrectly claiming that their client owned a mortgage that had in fact been reassigned at least twice..”


Law Professors

Law Prof Sues Students, Says They Defamed Him by Calling Him a Racist
May 1, 2008, 05:47 am CDT
Lawyer Pay

Skadden, Wachtell Top AmLaw 100
May 1, 2008, 01:07 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Lawyer Who Made Snarky Comments Ordered to Write Civility Article
Apr 30, 2008, 06:12 am CDT


Mistakenly Revealed Logbook Has Lawyers Convinced They Are Monitored
Apr 28, 2008, 05:36 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Lawyer Who Wouldn’t Stop Talking Suspended From Federal Practice
Apr 30, 2008, 08:41 am CDT
Criminal Justice

Suit By 308-Pound Inmate Says He Is ‘Literally Being Starved to Death’
Apr 28, 2008, 07:55 am CDT

Law Firms

Paul Hastings Deals With Aftermath of Secretary’s Murder Outside Office
Apr 29, 2008, 06:03 am CDT

Worried Partners Secretly Seek Business Development Help Apr 28, 2008, 02:45 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

18th Innocent Man Freed in 1 Texas County; Officials Vow Change
Apr 30, 2008, 06:15 pm CDT

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