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District Attorney Sends Suggestive Text Messages to Domestic Violence Victim

A Wisconsin District Attorney, Kenneth Krtaz, is under fire for a series of text messages he sent to a domestic violence victim while attempting to prosecute her alleged attacker. Kratz started the texts by sending a message to the victim…

Do Lawyers Have a Negative Image Problem?

Post by Randall Ryder The number of serial-crime dramas on TV seems to be consistently increasing, yet the number of shows about attorneys appears to be decreasing. Although the Supreme Court and other high-profile cases seem to keep lawyers in the…

Attorney-Client Privilege? Attorney Recorded Talks with Jailed Defendant

A Defendant’s former defense attorney appeared in federal court last week to explain why he recorded over 60 conversations with the Defendant in jail. Attorney Terry Haddock was working with the government while he represented Shannon Williams. During the course…

Is Online Activity Likely to Lead to Lawyer Misbehavior?

 Post by Randall Ryder More and more lawyers are getting in trouble for things they have done online. Are lawyers asking for sanctions by posting comments online? A recent article points out a number of situations where lawyers have been negatively…

Appeals Court Strikes Down Prohibitions on Attorney Advertising

The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals has struck down restrictions on attorney advertising that were imposed by the state of New York. New York had imposed a variety of restrictions, and although the court did not strike down all of…

8 of 10 Accused Child Abductors in Haiti Released

Eight of the ten American missionaries charged with child abduction in Haiti have been released. The individuals were released by the presiding judge, but may need to return for questioning. They were flown back to the United States on a…

What will happen to the Americans accused of child abduction in Haiti?

10 Americans are being held in Haiti on charges of child abduction, after attempting to leave the country with 33 children, some of whom still had living family members. The majority of the group thought they were going to Haiti…