Texas AG pans Rule 8.4(g); ABA responds.

The news out of Texas this week was not good for proponents of Rule 8.4(g), the newly adopted provision of the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct addressing discrimination and harassment. The new rule is currently under consideration by the Montana Supreme Court and being reviewed by the State Bar of Montana's Ethics Committee. As …

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Montana Rules of Professional Conduct to get tough on harassment and discrimination.

Montana may soon adopt changes to its Model Rules of Professional Conduct aimed at making discriminatory conduct related to the practice of law a thing of the past. Proposed Rule 8.4(g), adopted this past August at the American Bar Association’s Annual Meeting, has been submitted directly to the bar by the Montana Supreme Court. The …

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