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University of Baltimore Law Review

Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

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Notes: Professional Responsibility — Court Orders Indefinite Suspension Rather Than Disbarment As Sanction For Lawyer Who Misappropriated Client Funds In Escrow Account. Attorney Grievance Commission V. Bakas, 323 Md. 395, 593 A.2d 1087 (1991), Wendy A. Lassen Jan 1993

Notes: Professional Responsibility — Court Orders Indefinite Suspension Rather Than Disbarment As Sanction For Lawyer Who Misappropriated Client Funds In Escrow Account. Attorney Grievance Commission V. Bakas, 323 Md. 395, 593 A.2d 1087 (1991), Wendy A. Lassen

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Comments: The Ethics Involved In Representing Multiple Parties In A Business Transaction: How To Avoid Being Caught Between Scylla And Charybdis' Within The Confines Of The Maryland Disciplinary Rules, Gretchen L. Jankowski Jan 1993

Comments: The Ethics Involved In Representing Multiple Parties In A Business Transaction: How To Avoid Being Caught Between Scylla And Charybdis' Within The Confines Of The Maryland Disciplinary Rules, Gretchen L. Jankowski

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Casenotes: Attorney Malpractice — Under Third Party Beneficiary Theory, Nonclient Can Sue Attorney For Negligent Misrepresentation Without Proof Of Privity Of Contract. Flaherty V. Weinberg, 303 Md. 116, 492 A.2d 618 (1985), Courtney Blair Michel Jan 1987

Casenotes: Attorney Malpractice — Under Third Party Beneficiary Theory, Nonclient Can Sue Attorney For Negligent Misrepresentation Without Proof Of Privity Of Contract. Flaherty V. Weinberg, 303 Md. 116, 492 A.2d 618 (1985), Courtney Blair Michel

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Casenotes: Attorney Conduct — A Defense Attorney Who Follows Aba Standards When His Client Manifests An Intent To Commit Perjury Is Not Jeopardizing The Client's Right To Effective Assistance Of Counsel. Nix V. Whiteside, 475 U.S. 157 (1986), John M. Seeberger Jan 1987

Casenotes: Attorney Conduct — A Defense Attorney Who Follows Aba Standards When His Client Manifests An Intent To Commit Perjury Is Not Jeopardizing The Client's Right To Effective Assistance Of Counsel. Nix V. Whiteside, 475 U.S. 157 (1986), John M. Seeberger

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Comments: Forfeiture Of Attorneys' Fees Under The Comprehensive Forfeiture Act Of 1984: Not What Congress Ordered, Daniel A. Guy Jr. Jan 1986

Comments: Forfeiture Of Attorneys' Fees Under The Comprehensive Forfeiture Act Of 1984: Not What Congress Ordered, Daniel A. Guy Jr.

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In 1984 Congress amended the criminal forfeiture provisions of the RICO and CCE statutes. The Department of Justice has interpreted the amended laws to allow for the restraint and forfeiture of assets transferred by a defendant to defense counsel as compensation for legitimate legal services. This comment explores the legislative history of the amendments, as well as the constitutional and ethical concerns which arise under the Department's interpretation, to conclude that Congress did not intend bona fide attorneys' fees to be subject to the forfeiture provisions of the RICO and CCE statutes.