Tuesday, December 15, 2009

W.Va. drops a spot, still the No. 2 'Judicial Hellhole'

W.Va. drops a spot, still the No. 2 'Judicial Hellhole':

"WASHINGTON -- The American Tort Reform Foundation was less critical of West Virginia's legal system this year, but still ranked it as the No. 2 Judicial Hellhole in the country in its annual report released Tuesday. ...."

Friday, December 11, 2009

Judges cannot be "Facebook friends" with lawyers

Facebook Friendship? It’s Complicated for Judges and Lawyers - NYTimes.com: "Judges and lawyers in Florida can no longer be Facebook friends. In a recent opinion, the state’s Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee decided it was time to set limits on judicial behavior online. ..."