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A new year is a good time for new ethics resolutions

History credits the ancient Babylonians for starting the tradition of New Year’s resolutions. The resolutions were designed to curry favor with the gods for the upcoming year. The tradition was adopted by Julius Caesar and the Romans and carried forward ...

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Disbarred lawyer faced more than 200 ethics complaints

Welcome to Monday, the 33rd anniversary of L. Douglas Wilder‘s victory in Virginia, which made him the first elected Black governor in the United States. Here are some other news items. — California disbars lawyer who faced 205 ethics complaints. ...

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Supreme Court sketch artist says his term has ended

Today is Monday, the 32nd anniversary of Roseanne Barr’s infamous rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner.” Here are some other news items. — The aptly named Art Lien puts down his Supreme Court sketch pad. — Former U.S. Justice Department ...

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Bill would refer wrongful convictions to Attorney Grievance Commission

Names of prosecutors and defense lawyers involved in convictions later deemed to have been wrongful would be forwarded to ethics commission under proposed bill.

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