attorney speech

Attorney cooked for half-baked comment to judge

A Florida bankruptcy attorney sanctioned for his intemperate comments in his written responses to a bankruptcy court had no First Amendment defense, a federal appeals court has ruled. Kevin Christopher
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S.C. high court upholds civility clause in lawyer oath

Addressing what it calls a “growing problem among the bar,” the South Carolina Supreme Court has upheld the civility clause in the oath that lawyers must take to practice in
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Ruling says attorney lacks right to wear hat, jeans in court

A New York-based attorney does not have a constitutional right to wear a hat and jeans in court, a federal district court ruled recently. Todd C. Bank, who practices law
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Bates participants reflect on landmark case

If you turn on the television you see them. You see them on bus benches, billboards, the back pages of telephone books and even above urinals in bathrooms. They deal
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