Lawyer can’t speak out against ex-client, Calif. high court rules

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

The California Supreme Court has ruled that the First Amendment doesn’t protect an attorney’s public campaign against a former client’s construction project.

The high court’s May 16 decision in Oasis West Realty v. Goldman reverses a lower court ruling that sided with the attorney.

For more details, see reports from Reuters and Legal Newsline.