Former DeKalb County Superior Court Judge Cynthia Becker has accused the state judicial watchdog agency of basing ethics charges against her on "numerous misstatements of fact and law" that suggest "a profound misunderstanding of the underlying facts" of a high-profile criminal corruption case she handled.
If the allegations in Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's three felony indictments are true, then he could lose his law license in addition to facing jail time and fines. He could be disbarred even if he is acquitted.
An error by attorneys that rendered a $1.5 billion secured loan to General Motors unsecured has led one loan participant to sue JPMorgan Chase Bank and its counsel, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, for negligence.
The American Bar Association's House of Delegates voted overwhelmingly Monday to discourage attorney-licensing authorities from investigating would-be lawyers' mental health backgrounds during their character-and-fitness reviews.