Chicago bar group committee gives nod to pay-to-play restrictions
- IBA launches global ethics guidance for lawyers. // IBA Global Insight;Aug2011, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p5
The article focuses on the publication "IBA International Principles on Conduct for the Legal Profession," a set of ethical principles for lawyers launched by the International Bar Association (IBA) in 2011.
- Ethical standards are an essential foundation. Tate, S. Shepherd // American Bar Association Journal;Jul79, Vol. 65 Issue 7, p1001
Explains efforts by the American Bar Association (ABA) to improve the ethics and the discipline of the legal profession. Approval of the Standards for Lawyer Discipline and Disability Proceedings; Inclusion of non-lawyers on state disciplinary boards; Establishment of the Commission on...
- ABA Group's report draws applause, some controversy. Hume, Lynn Stevens // Bond Buyer;07/22/98, Vol. 325 Issue 30440, p6
Reports on reactions to the report of an American Bar Association (ABA) group assigned to address pay-to-play practices. Aim of making pay-to-play practices violations of ABA rules; Proposed adoption of rules requiring the disclosure of lawyers and law firms' campaign contributions to...
- More Volleys Fired at Kutak Commission Draft. Slonim, Scott // American Bar Association Journal;Jun80, Vol. 66 Issue 6, p704
Focuses on the resistance to the American Bar Association Commission on Evaluation and Professional Standards' Model Rules of Professional Conduct. Criticism of the rules; Effect of the definition of competence under the rules on general practitioners. INSET: 'Whistleblowing' Rule Rejected by SEC.
- Has the Bar Gone Too Far? Reske, Henry // ABA Journal;May90, Vol. 76 Issue 5, p70
Discusses the case, Keller v. State Bar of California involving lawyers' complaint against the State Bar of California's advancement of a political and ideological agenda with compelled dues and association. Lawyers' allegation that the state bar violated their First Amendment rights;...
- Legal Profession Is Considering Code Amendments to Permit Restricted Advertising by Lawyers. // American Bar Association Journal;Jan1976, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p53
Focuses on American Bar Association's consideration of a discussion draft of amendments to the Code of Professional Responsibility that would permit restricted advertising by lawyers in the United States. Objective of a national conference on lawyer advertising; Text of amendments.
- IT'S AN MJP WORLD. Gillers, Stephen // ABA Journal;Dec2002, Vol. 88 Issue 12, p51
Talks about revisions to the American Bar Association Model Rules of Professional Conduct that allow lawyers to work outside their home jurisdictions. Details of the amendments; Ways by which the amendments protect the regulatory interests of host states.
- PRESERVE AND PROTECT. Maher, Kathleen // ABA Journal;Dec2003, Vol. 89 Issue 12, p34
Discusses the American Bar Association Model Rules of Professional Conduct. Provisions of the policy; Benefits of the rules for lawyers; Impact on legal ethics.
- Panel: End Disciplinary Secrecy: Report claims antipathy for lawyers caused by closed complaint process. Hansen, Mark // ABA Journal;Aug91, Vol. 77 Issue 8, p18
Reports on controversial recommendations of a study of lawyer disciplinary systems by the American Bar Association's (ABA) special Commission on Evaluation of Disciplinary Enforcement. Need for the legal profession to open the disciplinary process to public scrutiny; Advocating an expanded...