ethics

I'm on a few list servs. I won't say which one this originated on. But, lets just jump to what I said: 11 muslim students stood up to heckle the Israeli ambassador. Orange county prosecutor charged them with disrupting an event. While they may not have a...

by Jason Fischer Of course the headline here seems like common sense, but what’s surprising is that many attorneys have trouble with this bit of wisdom.  As surprising as it may be, understanding why practicing attorneys have trouble controlling their aggressive tendencies is not difficult when you think about it.  The...

By Tatiana von Tauber It's terribly difficult seeing the truth that sits before me.  In the #2 spot for romance and weddings in the U.S., love on the whole seems to be elusive rather than understood.   [caption id="attachment_10316" align="aligncenter" width="450" caption="WJCL - FOX28 Savannah News"][/caption] "The City of Savannah is considering extending benefits to...

Popehat is a blog that I think was born in the same litter of puppies as the Satyricon. We love them. Reason #1 -- constant Dr. Who references. Reason #2 -- ethics lessons. In this piece, Patrick provides us with a fantsays letter (based on a...

By Tatiana von Tauber     [caption id="attachment_9788" align="alignright" width="185" caption="Satyriconista, Tatiana von Tauber"][/caption] Very young girls these days are turning into women right before our eyes. Just last week CNN reported how today’s girls are beginning puberty as early as 7. The cause for this change is unclear but it’s thought to be attributed...

[caption id="attachment_9236" align="alignright" width="175" caption="You call THIS porn? "][/caption] Flori-duh State Senator, Mike Bennett (R) was (gasp!) "caught watching porn" during a senate session. (source) And the pile on begins...

Sleazy company hires scumbag attorney to file SLAPP suit. Moron judge gives an unconstitutional injunction. Okay, not the entire same old story...

As an immigrant myself, I went through all kinds of shit to become a naturalized citizen. I am therefore displeased to see any group of people violating the law with impunity and then receiving special favors....

By J. DeVoy In a quintessentially Floridian story, Dr. Daniel R. Lerom is being sued by his former patient and lover over their tryst.  The plaintiff, known only as HK in the filing-and referred to as RHL, red hot lover, by Lerom-even ended her engagement to pursue the good doctor. According to...

[caption id="attachment_7419" align="alignright" width="250" caption=""I can't teach you how to write a pleading that will survive a MTD -- I need to finish my forthcoming Article entitled 'No Backsies:  The Common Law Origins of Playground Tag Rules.'" "] [/caption] Marc likes to post about the worthlessness of legal education yet never outright...