Q. Is there a problem with representing multiple clients in a single litigation matter?

A. Read Ethics Op. 07-04 for a comprehensive discussion of conflicts and informed consent.

Inclusion, Bar-Style
Read the magazine's Q&A with the Bar's new Diversity Director. Read more.


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Limits on Criminals' Suits Sought
State lawmakers are moving to make it harder for people to sue if they are injured while committing crimes. Read more.

Lawmakers Eye Goldwater Statue for U.S. Capitol
Many Arizona legislators think it's time for to haul out one of two statues the state has on display at the U.S. Capitol to make way for one depicting Barry Goldwater. Read more.

Hiring Lawyers by the Numbers
Many companies are instituting new policies for hiring outside counsel -- policies that are making some general counsel squirm and some law firm lawyers shudder. Read more.

Are You Ready for Some Baseball?
The State Bar and the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education are sponsoring a night at Chase Field as the Diamondbacks host the Rockies on May 15th. Read more.

State Bar Sponsors Exam Workshops at ASU
As part of its 75th anniversary celebration, the State Bar of Arizona is sponsoring three interactive programs for ASU students that will feature experts on law-school and Bar exams. Read more.

Bar President Hosts Ethics Web Chat on April 24
Dan McAuliffe, State Bar President, hosts an ethics Web chat on April 24 from 11:30-1:30 p.m. Read more.

Arizona Court of Appeals
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March 25, 2008 – CV 06-0655 – Flores v. Cooper Tire
Whether the process employed by the trial court to determine whether KNXV-TV violated the court's confidentiality order violated the due process rights of Cooper Tire. Read opinion.

March 21, 2008 – 2 CA-IC 2007-0007 – Lane v. City of Tucson
Did the administrative law judge err in finding that an off-duty police officer's gunshot injury in the course of protecting a friend was not compensable because the friend was not actually in danger, even though the officer's employment rules required him to take action to safeguard life even while off duty? Read opinion.

9th Circuit Court of Appeals

March 31, 2008 – No. 07-55018 – Momeni v. Chertoff
An alien who comes to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program generally cannot avoid his or her waiver of the right to contest removal, other than on the basis of asylum. Read opinion.

March 25, 2008 – No. 06-55936 - Manzarek v. St. Paul Fire & Marine Ins. Co.
In an insurance coverage and bad faith lawsuit arising out of two lawsuits involving members of the rock band, The Doors, dismissal of plaintiffs' complaint is reversed and remanded where: 1) the underlying complaints raised at least the potential for coverage under the operative insurance policies; and 2) the district court abused its discretion by not giving plaintiffs an opportunity to amend their complaint. Read opinion.

CLE by the Sea
Save money with Early Bird (before April 28) signup for CLE by the Sea! Read more.

The Complete Lawyer
Women want a level playing field. Read more.

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