Thursday, October 29, 2009

Judge criticized for accepting chicken dinner

In most jurisdictions, the rules of professional conduct ban lawyers from providing living expenses for clients involved in litigation at least in part because of the fear that attorneys will start to compete against each other based on the perks they can offer to attract clients. To illustrate, we use the hypo of a lawyer who offers chicken wings and then another who offers chicken dinners and then another who starts offering turkey, and so on....

The following story gives new meaning to the "chicken dinner" issue: go here and here for the full story.

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