disciplinary rule

noun
dis·​ci·​pli·​nary rule | \ ˈdi-sə-plə-ˌner-ē- \

Legal Definition of disciplinary rule

: a rule that is set out in the ABA Model Code of Professional Responsibility and whose violation may result in disciplinary action against the violating lawyer — compare ethical consideration

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“Disciplinary rule.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/disciplinary%20rule. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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