Betcha didn’t know these ethical (and legal) lapses were chronicled so thoroughly. Visit the Department of Defense DoD Guidance website for a link to the Encyclopedia.
From Trial Ad (UW): Ethics of Advising Marijuana Users and Businesses
Excerpt: “Under RPC 1.2(d), a “lawyer shall not counsel a client to engage, or assist a client, in conduct that the lawyer knows is criminal . . .” Does this cover lawyers advising clients under Washington’s new marijuana law, when possession is still a crime under federal law? ….” [Read full blog post.]
The Comment period for the proposed rule ends September 6, 2014.
Excerpt: “According to a recent study published in the June 2009 edition of the New Media & Society journal entitled doing-the-right-thing-online-a-survey-of-bloggers-beliefs-and-practices, bloggers share a group of ethical principals. This first large-scale survey of blogging ethics identified four underlying ethical principles important to bloggers: truth telling, accountability, minimizing harm and attribution...” (link to full post)
The Oregon Government Ethics Commission has posted information on legislative changes to state ethics laws and regulations: