disciplinary rule

Definition of "disciplinary rule"
  1. A guideline listed in the American Bar Association's (ABA) Code of Professional Responsibility, violating which can potentially lead to punitive measures against the offending lawyer
How to use "disciplinary rule" in a sentence
  1. The lawyer faced serious consequences for breaking a disciplinary rule of the ABA Code of Professional Responsibility.
  2. Familiarity with every disciplinary rule is critical for legal professionals to maintain professional conduct and prevent disciplinary action.
  3. The lawyer was warned of potential disciplinary action should they continue to violate the disciplinary rule.

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