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disbarment

(dis-bar'ment)
Loss of professional rights or privileges.
Synonym: debarment
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Lawyers for President Clinton face an August 1 deadline to respond to a lawsuit seeking to disbar him over misleading testimony he gave in the Paula Jones sexual harassment case.
A second bid was made by the society to disbar McIntyre a few weeks later.
That section allows the Treasury Secretary, the Director of Practice (DOP) or other delegate, after notice and an opportunity for a proceeding, to censure (defined as a "public reprimand"), suspend or disbar any practitioner from practice before the IRS.20 Suspension and disbarment may lead to the loss of a CPA tax practitioner's license at the state level and can result in liability claims by clients aware of the underlying transactions that lead to the referral.
Effectively, the judge ruled that the legislation had never intended to disbar them from office so long as they had always intended to sign the anti-sleaze code of conduct at the centre of this debacle.