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Standards of Attorney Conduct and Disciplinary Procedures: A Study of the Federal District Courts

Marie Leary
June 1, 1997
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The Judicial Conference Committee on Rules and Practice and Procedure studied the effect of having multiple standards of professional conduct for attorneys practicing in the federal district courts. The Federal Judicial Center assisted by reporting on the experiences of federal districts with local rules that govern attorney conduct, and procedures used by the courts to address alleged misconduct.