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By Professor Nancy Rapoport

Dear Readers:

The ABA has taken on the cause of demeaning behavior in its new ethics rule by adding a clause to Rule 8.4 (for the text of the addition, see here). Although I don’t know how the “conduct that the lawyer knows or should know is harassment or discrimination” language will eventually play out, I do know what it’s like to experience irksome behavior in court. I’ve been called “little lady” (which . . .

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