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Cruz v. Chavez: Court of Appeals Cites “No Contact” Rule in Rejecting Settlement

Cruz v. Chavez serves as a reminder of important facets of the “no contact” rule. 410 more words


Limited License Legal Technicians - Can They Really Practice Law?

Future or Folly: Limited License Legal Technicians, by 2Civility, Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism (with hat tip to William P. Statsky) 59 more words

Legal Ethics

Taylor v. Bell: Court of Appeals Emphasizes Importance of Defining Scope of Representation

Defining the specific scope of a firm’s representation is critical to risk management.

Defining the scope of a representation has long been a key risk management tool for law firms to incorporate into engagement letters with their clients. 386 more words

Business Law

OSPI To Offer Alternative Plan For State Education Budget

SEATTLE (AP) — Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn has an alternative plan for answering the Washington Supreme Court’s McCleary decision.

Dorn plans to share his proposal for the state education budget at a news conference on Tuesday. 96 more words


Sentence Overturned In 80-Year-Old's Strangulation

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court has overturned a prison sentence given to a Nevada man in the cold-case death of an 80-year-old woman. 131 more words