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ABA Law School Accreditation Authority Questioned

National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity  of the Department of Education.  See this discription of the NACIQI The Post in Findlaw NACIQI: ABA Is out of Touch and Should Lose Accreditation Power  says that the ABA accredition power … Continue reading

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Judge Stanley Bastian signed an Order of Recusal today.  The case went back into the regular rotation of judges to cases.  Judge Tom Rice is the judge now assigned to the case.  Order of Recusal, April 11, 2016.

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U.S. District Court: Things a Lawyer Should Know

There are certain obstacles to a lawyer’s efforts to gain the attention of a Federal District Court. Rooker Feldman Doctrine A lawyer cannot challenge a decision of the State Supreme Court in federal court.  This is the Rooker Feldman Doctrine.  … Continue reading

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The Costs of the WSBA Discipline System

There are 35,000 members of the WSBA. About 100 or so are disciplined each year — that’s a paltry .0028 % of the 35,000 members. The WSBA pays about $5,000,000 a year to achieve this result – that is about 48% … Continue reading

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The WSBA

As a bar association (forced) we find something we dislike and punish a member whose conduct in the past is like what we dislike today.

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WSBA: Taking the Matter to a Review Committee

In Oregon, the state supreme court refers to lawyers involved in bar discipline matters as the “accused.”  I sense I am about to become an “accused,” again — a “respondent” in a disciplinary proceeding. WSBA counsel sent a letter to me which … Continue reading

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Eugster v. WSBA — Short Piece About the Plaintiff’s Claims

RELEASE July 7, 2015 Stephen K. Eugster v. Washington State Bar Association & Justices of State Supreme Court U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, At Seattle,Case No. 2:15-cv-00375-JLR, Judge James L. Robart Washington State Bar Association: Violations of Lawyer … Continue reading

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On March 12, 2015,  Steve Eugster commenced an action against the WSBA and some of its officers and against the present justices of the Washington State Supreme Court.  The action was filed in United States District Court for the Western … Continue reading

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Diocese Case: Everyone wants to know, what are the terms of the settlement agreement?

Only an agreed stipulation and order was needed to end the case – a case with two parts.  One part pertaining to the disclosure of conflict requirement in the Chap. 11 proceeding and another part the claims of negligence of the attorneys for … Continue reading

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California Attorney Discipline System: Executive Director Whistleblower Files Case Againt Bar

The complaint filed .

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