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Several states weigh ABA's anti-discrimination rule

Scott Flaherty writes,A proposed professional conduct rule that could subject attorneys to disciplinary action for behavior deemed harassment or discrimination has been hotly debated by Arizona’s legal community, in what could be a harbinger for similar debates around the country.

A model anti-discrimination rule was put forth by the American Bar Association in 2016—long before the #MeToo movement raised awareness of sexual discrimination and harassment issues. And while some states have already considered adoption of the rule—with many rejecting it—others have yet to decide.”

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