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Legal Ethics & Professionalism

July 29, 2021

U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms Sanctions Imposed Against Copyright Troll

Written by Steve Herman
July 29, 2021

Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility Censures Attorney for Disclosing Client Confidentiality in Response to an Unfavorable On-Line Review

Written by Steve Herman
July 29, 2021

Supreme Court of South Carolina Suspends Lawyer for Incendiary Facebook Post

Written by Steve Herman
July 29, 2021

U.S. Fifth Circuit Remands Challenge to Mandatory Participation in the Louisiana State Bar Association

Written by Steve Herman
July 29, 2021

Louisiana Supreme Court Adopts New Advertising Rules

Written by Steve Herman
July 29, 2021

Dechert Lawyers Sanctioned $12,000 for Willfully Disobeying Court’s Order regarding the Presentation of Evidence during Closing Arguments in 3M Earplug Litigation Trial

Written by Steve Herman
July 29, 2021

Northern District of California Magistrate Judge Imposes Monetary Sanctions on Counsel Who Failed to Take Reasonable and Appropriate Steps to Ensure Responses to Discovery Requests

Written by Steve Herman
July 29, 2021

Magistrate in the Southern District of Georgia Addresses Spoliation in the Context of a “Deactivated” as Opposed to “Deleted” Facebook Account, while Questioning Counsel’s Conduct and Issuing a Rule to Show Cause

Written by Steve Herman
May 26, 2021

After Rejection of a Proposed “Reverse-Auction” Settlement, the Eleventh Circuit Confirms that Class Counsel’s Duties Run, Not to Individual Class Representatives, But to Class as a Whole

Written by Steve Herman
May 26, 2021

ABA Issues Formal Guidance to Lawyers Practicing Virtually

Written by Steve Herman