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An Ethics Case with Something for Almost Everyone (who teaches in this field)

For those among us who teach Professional Responsibility / Ethics courses as well as ADR, just a quick nod (or reminder nod) to the Dolan & Kennedy DC Bar Discipline case available here. The facts are not terribly complicated, although they are pretty horrifying. And the report and recommendation of the Board on Professional Responsibility … Continue reading An Ethics Case with Something for Almost Everyone (who teaches in this field)

Zacharias Prize – Call for nominations

From Professor Samuel Levine (Touro): Submissions and nominations of articles are being accepted for the thirteenth annual Fred C. Zacharias Memorial Prize for Scholarship in Professional Responsibility.  To honor Fred’s memory, the committee will select from among articles in the field of Professional Responsibility with a publication date of 2022.  The prize will be awarded at the … Continue reading Zacharias Prize – Call for nominations

Webinar Oct 14 (“Settle and Sue: Managing Malpractice Risks for Mediators and Lawyers”)

Later this week, I’ll be part of a webinar on malpractice in the mediation & settlement arenas. This is part of the willworkforfood.news project, (introduced to me by Jeff Kichaven) in which webinar participants are charged no fee, but are invited to make contributions to a local food bank. (My contributions go to: foodforlanecounty.org.) October … Continue reading Webinar Oct 14 (“Settle and Sue: Managing Malpractice Risks for Mediators and Lawyers”)

Writing Competition (professional responsibility)

Submissions and nominations of articles are being accepted for the twelfth annual Fred C. Zacharias Memorial Prize for Scholarship in Professional Responsibility.  Eligibility: articles in the field of Professional Responsibility with a publication date of 2021.  The prize will be awarded at the 2022 AALS Annual Meeting. Send submissions and nominations to Professor Samuel Levine at … Continue reading Writing Competition (professional responsibility)

Professional Responsibility Prize

Many in our field explore intersections with legal practice and legal ethics. (And there’s no shortage of aspects yet under-explored!) If you have a publication dated 2020, I strongly urge you to submit it for consideration for the Fred C. Zacharias Memorial Prize for Scholarship in Professional Responsibility.  Submissions go to  nominations to Professor Samuel Levine at Touro Law … Continue reading Professional Responsibility Prize