The California Commission on Judicial Performance suspended a judge for two years for using his office computer to look at dirty pictures and then lying about it later during television interviews. For more, see this story at the Legal Profession Blog.
Lawyerist has this post entitled “Top 5 Social Media Ethics Concerns for Lawyers.”
The South Carolina Business Law Blog summarizes the recent South Carolina Supreme Court case of Blackburn v. TKT & Assocs., in which that court addressed the appropriate application of the “income approach” valuation in an action of dissolution.
The Legal Ethics Forum reminds us that next month sees the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird.” We expect to see a lot of coverage in the legal blogosphere commemorating that occasion.
Words of Wisdom: “As the ‘Star Trek’ era is ushered into our lives, this Court must be prepared to keep its perspectives progressive and its definitions flexible, or else this Commonwealth will fail to acquire modern, technological manufacturing operations.” Golden Triangle Broadcasting, Inc. v. City of Pittsburgh, 397 A.2d 1147, 1153 (Pa. 1979) (Manderino, J., dissenting).
Words of Wisdom II: “We are unable to find where the defendant-appellant could have been prejudiced by remarks about Superman and Batman.” Palmer v. State, 288 N.E.2d 739, 754 (Ind. Ct. App. 1972).