Professional Responsibility Computer Assisted Lessons: Basis for Attorney Discipline

Barbara Glesner Fines, University of Missouri - Kansas City, School of Law


This lesson reviews the standards for discipline and the interpretive case law by examining a series of cases in which considering whether the conduct alleged falls under the definition of misconduct (using Model Rule 8.4). Some procedural and constitutional aspects of discipline are examined as well. The lesson can be used as preparation, review or substitution for class coverage of this topic.