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Legal-Mal Links: From Church to State
Legal-Mal Links provides the latest legal malpractice news from around the web. A Washington State Catholic Diocese has sued the lawyers it hired to help settle clergy sex abuse claims, claiming the firm drafted a bankruptcy plan that failed to adequately take into account the risk of new claims. The Diocese also contends that the firm had a conflict of interest because it had also represented the previous Bishop and shielded him from testifying.