disbarment


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disbarment

(dis-bar'ment)
Loss of professional rights or privileges.
Synonym: debarment
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The five-year average of disciplinary sanctions imposed annually includes 80 disbarments, 142 suspensions, 40 public reprimands, 41 admonishments, and 40 probation orders.
Our modest proposal is that in keeping with twenty-first century thought, a useful first step might be to systematically collect and analyze data on a large-scale basis to find out what happens to lawyers who are reinstated after disbarment or suspension.
6/25/04), involving disbarment of a CPA for numerous Circular 230 violations, including failure to exercise due diligence in preparing tax returns and providing false opinions).
Recall the disbarment question presented by In re Isserman.
disbarment from practice before the IRS), practitioners will continue to place disclosures on routine tax advice unless the regulations are changed.
He said: Of 19 individuals, 12 have been subject to application for disbarment.
If the Treasury suspends or disbars someone from practice before it, the FTB--after notice and opportunity for a proceeding--must suspend or disbar that person from practice before the FTB during the period of the federal suspension or disbarment, unless the FTB determines that the action of the Treasury clearly was erroneous.
Lawyers in violation of such professional canons face a variety of sanctions, ranging from dismissal of a case to disbarment.
Thomas Earl, the public defender initially assigned to Rodriguez because she could not afford her own representation, is in disbarment proceedings for failing to show up in court or prepare for cases, pressuring clients to plead guilty, and squeezing poor clients for money.
Now those same reporters face long-term disbarment if their names show up on the DHS' new immigration database, which is being used to punish all kinds of prior INS-dodging behavior.
The first involves an actual violation of the law, like the Watergate burglary, and carries clear consequences--jail time, fines, disbarment.
If convicted, he faces a Bar Council disciplinary hearing and probable disbarment.