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Thanks for the contribution. All are welcome to the symposium, which is shaping up to be a first-rate event.
Glad to see you back to your old selves - blog on!
My comment on the bar discipline issue The Times-Picayune had a story on the bar discipline imposed on two of the named attorneys. A search of the D.C. Bar "find a member" function reveals that the third attorney was admitted in the District of Columbia in 1985. The district court opinion lays out a rather compelling disciplinary case against that attorney starting at page 56. So far as I am aware, no action has been taken with respect to her D.C. license. Perhaps the D.C. Bar Counsel is awaiting the outcome of the DOJ internal probe reported by the Times- Picayune. If so, my experience is that deferring the investigation of prosecutorial misconduct cases never serves the public interest. Having had a number of such cases, I rarely found the work of the DOJ Office of Professional Responsibility sufficiently helpful to justify the delay. (Mike Frisch)