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Whatever Happened To Lawyers' Ethics?
Whatever Happened To Lawyers' Ethics?

AIR DATE: February 11, 2014

Nevada has seen a rash of guilty pleas from lawyers in recent weeks. One lawyer pleaded guilty to fraud and stealing his clients' money, another helped with money-laundering and a third tried to avoid hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal income tax. And, of course, Judge Steven Jones is facing federal fraud charges and was suspended for three months for dating a prosecutor. Have lawyers abandoned ethics entirely or is this an aberration? And what should be done to improve professional ethics among lawyers?


Jeff Stempel, Professor of Law and Professional Responsibility, Boyd School of Law, UNLV

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