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Do Lawyers Need More Transparent Regulation?

Post by Randall Ryder The Governor of Wisconsin, Jim Doyle, has indicated that he is in process of removing a District Attorney who is currently under fire for sending inappropriate text messages. As the Governor notes, however, the alleged misconduct had…

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…

Embattled New York Governor May Face Criminal Charges

The New York State Commission on Public Integrity found that embattled New York Governor David Paterson falsely testified during an ethics investigation last year. As a result, the commission has asked prosecutors to determine whether criminal charges should be brought…