October 23, 2012
Discretion in Discipline: How Much Room Do Bar Counsel Have and How Do They Use it
Lawyers are fond of debating the wisdom and fairness of decisions to prosecute their colleagues for ethical violations. This panel of lawyers who serve as bar counsel will offer their behind-the-scenes perspective on how much discretion they actually have under the rules and customs of their jurisdictions, who else influences or controls prosecution decisions, and how bar counsel exercise the discretion they have been given.
The Center for Professional Responsibility