Rules of ethics for lawyers

The State of New Jersey judiciary has Rules of Professional Conduct for attorneys. One of particular interest is:

RPC 8.4. Misconduct

It is professional misconduct for a lawyer to:

(a) violate or attempt to violate the Rules of Professional Conduct, knowingly assist or induce another to do so, or do so through the acts of another;
(b) commit a criminal act that reflects adversely on the lawyer’s honesty, trustworthiness or fitness as a lawyer in other respects;
(c) engage in conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit or misrepresentation; …

I’m just saying…


One Response to Rules of ethics for lawyers

  1. mango says:

    Filing a complaint with the District Ethics Committee of the NJ Supreme Court is a relatively easy process. This is the committee that recommends sanctions and ultimately disbarment for transgressing lawyers. It might be interesting to file such a complaint about Lou, but whoever complains must be preapared for a vigorous follow up process. Wonder if there can be a “class action” complaint?

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