Judicial Ethics

Fla. Atty Calls Police Account Of Arrest ‘Substantially Untrue’

Miami-based attorney Joseph Klock Jr., known for his role in the legal battle over the 2000 presidential election, is disputing the police account of events that led to him being charged with resisting arrest as police investigated a possible shooting on his property…

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Ending Bias A Priority For Judiciary, Calif. Top Judge Says

California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye used her annual State of the Judiciary speech on Tuesday to highlight the problem of discrimination and sexual harassment in the justice system, calling for a more accessible and equitable judicial branch…

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Don’t DQ Quinn Emanuel In Uber Case, Defunct Rival Says

A defunct ride-hailing startup accusing Uber of having driven it out of business asked a California federal court on Friday to let it keep Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP as counsel, saying the firm’s previous work counseling Uber in cases related to taxi regulations has nothing to do with the current antitrust case…

Stormy Daniels Gets New Counsel After Avenatti Drops Her

Stormy Daniels, whose high-profile lawsuit against President Donald Trump over a hush money agreement just suffered a blow, said on Tuesday that she’d hired a new attorney to replace Michael Avenatti after the embattled Los Angeles-based lawyer dropped the adult film actress as a client…

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