Atty Suspended After Usher Suit Won't Get High Court Hearing

Law360, New York (January 9, 2017, 6:21 PM EST) -- The Pennsylvania lawyer fighting a three-month-and-a-day suspension for tricking a songwriter targeted in a copyright suit over the Usher song "Bad Girl" won’t be getting a U.S. Supreme Court look at the federal misconduct finding.

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to deny a cert petition of a Third Circuit decision that went against Francis Malofiy was among dozens of case announcements from the court Monday.

The denial comes after a Third Circuit panel refused in July to look at a Pennsylvania federal court's ethics finding and...
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