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Professional discipline for lawyers and judges.

Joint Committee on Professional Discipline (U.S.)

Professional discipline for lawyers and judges.

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Published by National Center for Professional Responsibility for the Joint Committee on Professional Discipline, American Bar Association in [Chicago] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lawyers -- United States -- Discipline.,
  • Judges -- United States -- Discipline.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsNational Center for Professional Responsibility (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 168 p. ;
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17731266M

    Jan L. Jacobowitz is a lecturer in law and the director of the Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program at the University of Miami School of Law where she also teaches professional responsibility for lawyers in the digital age and social media and the law. She is the co-author of Legal Ethics and Social Media — A Practitioner’s speaks on social media throughout the country.


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