Are Bar Association Lawyer Discipline Systems Rigged?

Posted On Aug 9 2016 by

A article in appearing on August 3, 2016, in the Find Law Blog raises the question in Peeping Tom Lawyer Faces Disbarment. Is the System Rigged? The author Jonathan Tung, a lawyer, writes

It’s a matter of perspective, of course, but lawyers facing ethics issues have frequently observed that the ethics process is extremely one sided. At risk of sounding like Donald Trump, we have to ask, is this system rigged?

The bar report can be found at this link.

One of the ways to rig the discipline system is to have the bar association fill all of the positions in the system.  See this Motion to Dismiss Disciplinary Proceedings.

Last Updated on: August 9th, 2016 at 10:46 am, by Stephen Eugster

Written by Stephen Eugster