10th Circ. Affirms Fla. Atty's Discipline In Colo. Court

Law360, New York (August 9, 2013, 6:41 PM EDT) -- The Tenth Circuit ruled Wednesday that a suspension a Colorado federal court issued against a Florida attorney after he was disciplined by the Florida Supreme Court must stand because the Colorado court fully examined the Florida proceedings to ensure they were fair.

The lawyer, David Harper, challenged the district court's reciprocal suspension on the grounds that it denied him due process, his right to free speech and his ability to confront adverse witnesses, but the Tenth Circuit affirmed the disciplinary order, saying the district court followed...
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