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Between June 1, 2002, and June 1, 2003, the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Georgia Supreme Court decided over two hundred cases concerning legal ethics. Those cases included disciplinary cases against lawyers, bar admission matters, claims of ineffective assistance of counsel in criminal cases, judicial discipline and disqualification, and several miscellaneous matters involving clients and lawyers. In addition, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit decided one significant case involving judicial elections in Georgia.