disciplinary rule

noun

dis·​ci·​pli·​nary rule
ˈdi-sə-plə-ˌner-ē-
: 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 29 Feb. 2024.

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