disbarment

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disbarment

(dis-bar'ment)
Loss of professional rights or privileges.
Synonym: debarment
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In an extraordinary fraudulent scheme, one lawyer who had been disbarred more than 20 years earlier and another lawyer who had never handled a death penalty case and relied on Wikipedia charged Mr.
Brooksville, disbarred effective 30 days from a February 2 court order.
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The Bar Standards Board meted out one of its harshest punishments and disbarred Ms Quinn for life.
The news that Nour would be disbarred had been making the rounds since his release from a four-year prison sentence but there had been no official confirmation until Tuesday.
Therefore, it would be improper for a disbarred attorney to work as a paralegal or assistant, regardless of whether he or she intends to return to the practice law.
Part I, in last month's issue, covered regulations on IRS requests for client information, practitioner knowledge of client errors and omissions, diligence as to accuracy, assistance from disbarred and suspended persons, fee arrangements and return of client records.
The Sapporo District Court sentenced a recently disbarred lawyer to two years in prison Monday, suspended for four years, for forging an official court document.
Some had threatened to sue for any loss of expenses but have since been assured that they will be paid for the time they were disbarred.
Next Monday, the council will go to the High Court in a bid to get the disbarred councillors reinstated.
The Supreme Court's rules state that a ''member of its bar who has been disbarred or suspended in his home state is to be automatically suspended by the high court.
Anyone who "shall profess the popish religion or shall marry a papist" is disbarred, the Act states.