Knowing when to bite your tongue
In Illinois, it has long been a disciplinary offense to make false statements about judges. In People ex rel. Chicago Bar Association v. Standidge, 333 Ill. 361, 364-65 (1928), long before the adoption of the Rules of Professional Conduct, an attorney was suspended for six months for accusing three appellate court justices of “willfully, wantonly and corruptly making false findings against him” …
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