Ross Abelow admitted spending a "considerable" amount of the sale proceeds from an apartment jointly owned by his client for personal purposes and retained only $207,831 of the $493,685 he should have been holding for his client after legal fees.
Ruling in a case where it found "an avalanche of errors," an appellate court concluded that trial judges must give their approval before an independent medical examination of a plaintiff can be videotaped.
The Judicial Conduct Board will continue its investigation of state Supreme Court Justice J. Michael Eakin over allegedly sending and receiving racist and sexually-explicit emails, despite a request from the justice to move the matter directly to the Court of Judicial Discipline.
U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth questions the government over delays in reviewing Gitmo cases. A Barnes & Thornburg partner apologizes for tweeting photos from a federal trial—and now awaits a possible sanction. And an anonymous jury will sit in the Freddie Gray case in Baltimore. This is a daily roundup from ALM and other publications.
Embattled Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane's protracted legal and political woes could unfold further Wednesday, when a special Senate committee is expected to issue a report on its investigation into her ability to fulfill the duties of her office with a suspended law license.