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Louisiana Legal Ethics Newsletter: January 2020

January 2020 Newsletter

New 2020 Louisiana Legal Ethics Book

Louisiana Legal Ethics: Standards & Commentary (2020). For straightforward answers to professional responsibility questions, get this comprehensive source for Louisiana legal ethics rules, cases, and indispensable practical advice. Updated for 2020 with more than 50 new cases and a year-in-review summary that looks back at 2019's most important developments in legal ethics. Learn More or Buy from Amazon.

Last Year in Legal Ethics

Happy New Year. If a Louisiana lawyer were to read just one post on this blog all year, this should be it. Here are the top ten developments in legal ethics in 2019.

ABA Issues New Formal Opinion on Changing Law Firms

Sick and tired of those people down the hall? If you want to quit your law firm and take clients with you, make sure you do it right.

May a Louisiana Lawyer Assist a Client with Marijuana Distribution?

Probably not, but who knows for sure these days.

May a Judge Refused to Perform Same-Sex Marriages?

A judge posted this notice in her chambers: "I'm sorry, but the judge has a sincerely held religious belief as a Christian, and will not be able to perform any same sex weddings.” Is that appropriate?

This Month in Discipline

Who was reprimanded, suspended, and disbarred last month? You can wait for the next LSBA Bar Journal. Or, you can see right now: This Month in Louisiana Lawyer Discipline.
Copyright © 2020 Louisiana Legal Ethics, All rights reserved. A free, monthly newsletter by Prof. Dane S. Ciolino of Loyola University New Orleans College of Law covering recent developments in legal ethics for Louisiana lawyers.
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