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New ABA Model Rule of Professional Conduct against Harassment and Discrimination: Understanding the Rule in Detail

Recorded on: Dec. 12, 2016
Running Time: 01:05:51

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Taken from the briefing New ABA Model Rule of Professional Conduct against Harassment and Discrimination:  Understanding the Rule in Detail recorded December, 2016 in New York.


After many years of discussion, the ABA recently amended the Model Rules of Professional Conduct to add 8.4(g), a provision that is termed the anti-harassment and anti-discrimination provision. Twenty five states have a version of the anti-discrimination provision in its rules.

Lecture Topics [01:05:50]

Ellen C. Yaroshefsky, Howard Lichtenstein Professor of Legal Ethics and Director of the Monroe H. Freedman Institute for the Study of Legal Ethics at The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University will:
  • Consider the history of Rule 8.4 (g);
  • Consider the Rule’s various provisions; and
  • Consider state variations.

Presentation Material

  • Comment on Rule 8.4: Maintaining The Integrity Of The Profession
    Ellen C. Yaroshefsky
  • New York State Rules of Professional Conduct
    Ellen C. Yaroshefsky
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Ellen C Yaroshefsky ~ Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
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