New York Law Journal
In his Ethics and Criminal Practice column, Joel Cohen writes: Most prosecutors believe that a defendant who has been convicted is guilty and that defense counsel does little more than look for loopholes to get their (guilty) client off, or at least, the best deal possible. I certainly did! And, typically, prosecutors proceed with this professional mind-set in good faith. The rules of professional conduct don't require otherwise. Maybe.
Frederick Hanna argues the agency targets states' right to regulate practice of law
Bruce Yazdzik, the government's star witness in a money-laundering case against Seymour attorney Ralph Crozier, responded to a series of questions from federal prosecutors.
Lawyers complain that civility and professionalism are lacking among their peers. Stacy Schwartz is doing something about that. Chief Broward Circuit…
From setting up Google Alerts for lawyers and their firms to making new client files automatic, there is plenty of software available to reduce malpractice risks.
For unaccompanied children seeking asylum in the United States, having a lawyer can make the difference between winning permission to stay and deportation. That harsh reality was true even before the recent wave of Central American children began surrendering on the Southwest border. Now the Justice Department is addressing the problem.
The Superior Court judges recently met for their annual approval of Practice Book changes, including those dealing with the Code of Professional Responsibility.
I am considering running for judicial office in Pennsylvania in 2015. Under the new Code of Judicial Conduct, what can I say or not say during the judicial campaign?
Hard-charging criminal defense lawyer Ralph Crozier is known for impassioned defense of his clients. But now it's Crozier sitting in the defendant's chair during his trial on federal money laundering charges.
A young lawyer who last year had his license revoked in Pennsylvania now has been disbarred in New Jersey for fraudulent billing—even though the scheme didn't put any money in his pocket.