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Tag Archives: Ethics

Balancing business, legal ethics

Corporate counsel don’t often end up as the subject of disciplinary cases before the Wisconsin Supreme Court, but that doesn’t mean they can’t go astray just as easily as other sorts of lawyers.

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Watchdog: Labor board lawyer broke ethics rules

The top lawyer at the National Labor Relations Board violated federal ethics rules by helping investigate a case involving Wal-Mart Stores Inc. despite holding a financial interest in the company, the board's inspector general has found.

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First vote on Justice Prosser complaint was unanimous

The Wisconsin Judicial Commission unanimously decided in January to file an ethics complaint against Supreme Court Justice David Prosser but split 3-3 a month later on whether to reconsider the decision, according to records released Wednesday.

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Legal ethics a hot topic in 2011

Legal ethics news this year ran the gamut from high-tech – can I friend the employee of an opposing party? – to more traditional challenges, such as attorney advertising and judicial recusal.

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