Title
DRAFT 8/28/08
By
wilsonrr
Description
Cite as 23 Georgetown J. Legal Ethics (Forthcoming 2009) Mens Rea Standards in Lawyer Disciplinary Codes Professor Nancy J. Moore Boston University School of Law ©2009---Do not cite or quote without author’s permission I. Introduction Many of the obligations imposed on lawyers by rules of professional conduct have a specified mens rea or mental state1 requirement. For example, Rule 3.3(a) of the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct provides that a lawyer “shall not knowingly” make a false...

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