Annals of public employee tenure, cont’d

Assume a false identity and file a bogus misconduct complaint that gets your boss fired. Claim whistleblower protection and transfer to a nice job in another department. When the imposture is discovered, the state won’t be able to do more than slap your wrist. That’s been the happy experience of a lawyer with Connecticut’s state ethics bureau (!) in a case provoking considerable, though apparently futile, outrage in the Nutmeg State. (Point of Law, Nov. 25; Dan Schwartz, Nov. 17).


  • Just goes to show that the state bar disciplinary committees are nothing but window dressing.

  • […] as well as a reprimand — and then got a raise [Jon Lender/Hartford Courant and more, earlier here and […]