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Tag Archives: legal ethics

High court limits breadth of lawyers’ CPA exemption (access required)

ANNAPOLIS – Saying clients are essentially their attorneys’ bosses, Maryland’s top court ruled last week that clients can be held liable under the state’s Consumer Protection Act for their lawyers’ actions, even when the CPA’s “professional service” exception might shield ...

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Diversion programs may be harmful to your job search

Here are some news items to get your week started. — Participation in pretrial diversion could be a roadblock to federal employment. — California case questions constitutionality of fining wrongdoers who cannot pay. — Does polygamy violate legal ethics? — ...

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