A lawyer should not sleep with his client.A lawyer should not disclose information his clients tell him in confidence.A lawyer should not use what his clients tell him in confidence against them.A lawyer should not secretly advise the opponents in his former client's cases.A lawyer should not stalk, slander or terrorize former clients.In the course of stalking, slandering and terrorizing his former clients, a lawyer should not engage in the illegal dissemination of unauthorized recordings.A lawyer should not offer money to a person who is testifying against him.A lawyer should not make two--or even three--opposing statements under oath. A lawyer should not use client funds to pay his law firm's operating expenses.A lawyer should not enter his personal psych file as an exhibit without reading it first.
Referencing actual exhibits, orders and depositions in real court cases, The Ethics of Judge Nadeau provides a bird's eye view into the rationale behind behavior so incredible it will take your breath away. This candid and humorous account of Robert Nadeau's antics (in and out of the courtroom) is as entertaining as it is shocking.
The book was inspired by the belief that there are some things a lawyer should never do (especially if he is a judge) because they are either unethical, illegal, or just plain wrong. Here are ten of the most obvious:
Not only has Robert Nadeau done all of these things, but he actually tries to defend them in his various emails, pleadings and depositions. Worst of all, the judicial system has supported him every step of the way!
Nancy Madore achieved enormous critical acclaim with her 'Enchanted' series with Harlequin, which includes Enchanted, Enchanted Again and Enchanted Dreams.
In her exciting new 'Legacy of the Watchers' series, Madore incorporates her love of ancient history and mythology into a modern day mystery that connects the dots from the past to the present--and reveals an explosive future. There are three installments in this speculative fiction series so far: The Hidden Ones, Power of Gods and Masquerade. Madore is currently working on The Fourth Trumpet.The Ethics of Judge Nadeau represents a diversion for Madore that was brought about by true life events. In her first work of non-fiction, Madore unravels a drama that is far stranger than fiction. This true life account of sex, betrayal and corruption within our legal system is sure to shock, provoke and amuse.