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The Code of Civility in Pennsylvania: Judges Collaborating with Lawyers to Ensure Dignity of the Legal Profession

Chief Justice Flaherty led efforts to create the Code of Civility in Pennsylvania in 2001. His goal in creating the guidelines, with the help of the Pennsylvania Conference of State Trial Judges, was to enhance the dignity of the legal profession by encouraging judges and lawyers to work collaboratively to further public trust in the system.

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