To view national news articles published in the print edition of The Legal Intelligencer, please click here.
The U.S. Department of Justice does not contest that now-retired Montana federal district judge Richard Cebull sent racist and otherwise inappropriate emails from his courthouse account. But lawyers for the government warn that making those emails public would undermine the entire judicial discipline system.
Law professor G. Robert Blakey—famous for writing federal anti-racketeering laws and investigating the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy Jr. and Martin Luther King Jr.—was recently sanctioned in Washington for advising a former student to disclose confidential client documents.
If New Jersey bar exam administrators caused a widespread stir in taking up consideration of a universal version of the test, a recent public hearing on the issue was no indicator of that.
A court fight between the sugar and high-fructose corn syrup industries ended Nov. 20 after both sides announced they had settled their dispute over competing advertising claims.