Pa. High Court Issues New Discipline Rule Against 'Bias or Prejudice' in the Practice of Law

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Thomas Wilkinson was featured in The Legal Intelligencer discussing the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's adoption of a new disciplinary rule saying attorneys can face discipline if, during the practice of law, they “knowingly manifest bias or prejudice, or engage in harassment or discrimination, as those terms are defined in applicable federal, state or local statutes or ordinances.” “There were a lot of efforts to ensure that various segments of the bar understood that this was important both symbolically and important for the disciplinary authorities to have an avenue for redress for overt harassment and discrimination," Thomas said.

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