What Can We Say?: Ethical Restraints on Bias
Join former State Bar Senior Trial Counsel Ross Viselman '99 and former State Bar Rules Revision Commission Member Dan Eaton '89 for a free MCLE program in the elimination of bias.
Date: March 23, 2023
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Location: via Zoom
(Link will be provided upon registration)
In this free MCLE elimination of bias program, former State Bar Senior Trial Counsel Ross Viselman '99 and former State Bar Rules Revision Commission Member Dan Eaton '89 will address such cutting-edge topics as:
A pending California State Bar Court prosecution against an attorney for calling a female judge “succubistic;”
How and why State Bar prosecutes violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct and State Bar Act;
Rule of Professional Conduct 8.4.1(Prohibited Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation), its scope and limits in regulating attorney speech;
Legal challenges to rules in other states limiting biased attorney speech;
Precatory civility guidelines as sua bstitute for, or supplement to, mandatory attorney Rules of Professional Conduct.
The program has been approved by Higgs Fletcher & Mack for one hour of California MCLE in the elimination of bias
12:00PM - 1:00PM Thu 23 Mar 2023, Pacific timezone
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