The article focuses on American Bar Association (ABA) adopted Model Rule of Professional Conduct 8.4(g), broadening the definition of attorney misconduct. It mentions affirmative rules or comments to Rule 8.4(d)2 that already reflected these values, few states defined attorney misconduct to include discrimination and sexual harassment. It also mentions Greenberg v. Haggerty, a federal court declared that the rule violated the First Amendment.
Brotman, Ellen and Coco, Amy
"Pennsylvania Lawyers Behaving Badly: Is 8.4(g) a Solution?,"
Hofstra Law Review: Vol. 50:
3, Article 3.
Available at: https://scholarlycommons.law.hofstra.edu/hlr/vol50/iss3/3