Agonizing over Disqualification Decisions: Fractionalizing the Nebraska Bright Line Rule in State Ex Rel. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Kortum

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Faltin, Polly M.
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1998
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INTRODUCTION|In the last seventy years, the Nebraska Supreme Court has developed rigid rules for disqualification of attorneys and law firms in conflict of interest cases. In Baker v. Farnsworth, the Nebraska Supreme Court laid the foundation for attorney disqualification proceedings in Nebraska and held that an attorney may not represent an adversary of a former client "where the subjects involved are the same or inseparably related." Since the 1928 decision in Baker, the Nebraska Supreme Court has adopted harsh rules in conflict of interest...
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31 Creighton L. Rev. 279 (1997-1998)
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Creighton University School of Law
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