Saturday, October 16, 2010

Attorney publicly reprimanded for plagiarizing article in brief filed with court.

From our sister publication the Legal Profession Blog:

The Iowa Supreme Court has imposed a public reprimand of an attorney who was found to have plagiarized in two briefs filed in a bankruptcy matter. the court agreed with its Disciplinary Board that the attorney had not charged an excessive fee, but rejected the proposed sanction of a six-month suspension.

Read more about the Court's admonishment here.

Hat tip to the (new) legal writer blog.

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