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UTAH: State Bar Association “Horrified” After Email Blast Plugs Lawyers Convention With Photo Of Boobies

Salt Lake City’s Fox affiliate reports: Lawyers across Utah opened their email inboxes on Monday afternoon to be greeted by an image of a topless woman. An email shared with FOX 13 that included an image of a topless woman. The email (shared with FOX 13 by several lawyers) was advertising the Utah State Bar’s annual spring convention in St. ...

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Buzzfeed Profiles Lawyer To Argue Before SCOTUS On Marriage Recognition Issue

Buzzfeed reporter Chris Geidner has profiled Doug Hallward-Driemeier, who will argue the issue of marriage recognition before the Supreme Court. An excerpt: As to his plan for April 28, he said he hopes to “be able to go to where the justices’ concerns or questions or comments suggest” — a chance he will have since he will take to the ...

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MICHIGAN: Assistant AG Andrew Shirvell May Be Disbarred For Anti-Gay Stalking

A complaint has been filed seeking the disbarment of Michigan Assistant Attorney General Andrew Shirvell over his anti-gay harassment of UM student body president Chris Armstrong. The complaint alleges Shirvell harassed and defamed Armstrong during what Gordon describes as a six-month campaign “of lies, dishonesty, heckling, hate speech and even job interference.” The commission could disbar Shirvell if it investigates. ...

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Arizona: Attorneys Protest Adding Sexual Orientation To Anti-Discrimination Oath

Conservatives are protesting a proposed revision to the oath attorneys must swear for inclusion to the Arizona Bar. Via GOP USA: Throwing our constitutional rights of free speech and freedom of association down the drain, the State Bar of Arizona is considering a revision to the attorneys’ oath of office that would silence conservative viewpoints on gay issues. The oath ...

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