In a recently published law review article, “Lowering the Bar: How Lawyer Discipline in New York Fails to Protect the Public,”1 Stephen Gillers examines attorney discipline through the prism of 577 published disciplinary opinions that he painstakingly reviewed. Gillers’ conclusions and observations are assuredly troubling for a regulatory system that presumably exists to protect clients and […]
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- New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy, Vol. 17, #2 (June 18, 2014).
- __A.D. 3d __, 2014 N.Y. Slip Op. 04453 (1st Dept., June 17, 2014).
- The Second, Third, and Fourth Departments’ disciplinary procedural rules omit even the limited deadlines that the First Department’s rules contain.
- Judiciary Law §468-a is a statute requiring the biennial registration of every lawyer admitted to practice in New York.
- Statistics provided by OCA.
- Judiciary Law §468-a(4).