Regulation of the Legal Profession
Potential issues affecting the judicial branch during the 2017-18 Constitution Revision Commission are identified in the categories below. The information and research provided for each issue are for educational and informational purposes.
ISSUE: Regulation of Attorneys and the Unlicensed Practice of Law
Summary: Modification of a provision in the constitution referencing jurisdiction over regulation of the legal profession.
Links / references:
- The American Bar Association’s Center for Professional Responsibility, Survey on Lawyer Discipline, 2014
- Report of the Judicial Management Council Committee on Input to the Constitution Revision Commission, 1997
- Final Report, Article V Task Force, December 1995
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