Friday, August 30, 2019

Pennsylvania Bulletin of August 31, 2019

Attorneys – discrimination, bias, prejudice – proposed rule of professional conduct – comments due by September 30, 2019
The Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania plans to recommend to the Court that it adopt amendments to Pennsylvania Rule of Professional Conduct  8.4 relating to misconduct, as set forth in Annex A. This proposed rule amendment is intended to make it professional misconduct for a lawyer, in the practice of law, to intentionally manifest bias or prejudice, or engage in harassment or discrimination.

Expungements – disciplinary records - professional licenses – IRRC approval of proposed regulation

Consumer – unfair market trade practices – proposed OAG regulations – comments due in 30 days – public hearing September 11, 2019