October 23, 2012

Depression, Addiction, and Personality Disorders in Lawyer Discipline (Joint Program with National Forum on Client Protection)

How should discipline treat the psychological or mental challenges of lawyer-respondents? Can mental or psychological disorders ever constitute a defense to a charge of misconduct? If not a defense, are such disorders relevant to sanction, and, if so, are they aggravating or mitigating?
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