There were 100 press releases posted in the last 24 hours and 453,220 in the last 365 days.

Ethics group advises judges not to attend law firm celebrations

(Subscription required) Presence at such an event “may suggest that the judicial officer has a special relationship with the law firm, which may undermine the impartiality of the judiciary or convey the impression that the law firm is in a position to influence the judicial officer’s judicial decisions,” states a draft formal opinion from the Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions.