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of Interest to Hearing Officers and Administrative Law Judges
The first amendment does not protect a lawyer’s criticism of administrative law judges when that criticism presents a serious and imminent threat to the fairness and integrity of the judicial system. That was the holding of The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals in Lawyer Disciplinary Board v. Hall (October 23, 2014).
Read more on Bloomberg BNA for a well written discussion of the case.
Sadly, unless it gets a reprieve, Pace Law School’s Center for Continuing Legal Education will be closing its doors on December 31, 2014. If you would like to avail yourself of our $35 per CLE deal, you need to do so by December 1st.
Our CLE Committee is working on new programs which will roll out in the coming months. If anyone has any ideas for CLE programs and would like to help us please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.