Legal Ethics and the United States Supreme Court


Sunday, May 20, 2012


Lawrence J. Fox, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP; Henry S. Bryans, Aon Risk Services, Inc.;


Renaissance Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Ave, NW
Washington , DC
United States




4-6 pm

CLE Credits:

2 hrs



The U.S. Supreme Court has dealt with a number of legal and judicial ethics issues in the past few terms. This thought-provoking scenario-based program will examine these issues and the cases in which they arose. Join Larry Fox, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, Hon. Paul L. Friedman, U.S. District judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, and Susan R. Martyn, Stoepler Professor of Law and Values, University of Toledo College of Law, and a distinguished panel of experts as they explore the latest Supreme Court rulings affecting legal and judicial ethics, the issues they raise, and their real-world ramifications.

Topics include When May a Client Escape Responsibility for the Conduct of the Lawyer?; What are the First Amendment Limits on Limited Legal Advice to Clients?; and Should Congress Attempt to Legislate Supreme Court Recusal Motions?


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