Calif. State Bar Getting Tougher On Atty Misconduct

Law360, San Diego (July 16, 2013, 11:02 PM ET) -- A California State Bar judge on Friday recommended a two-year suspension for an attorney who snuck an alleged list of potential murder targets out of jail for a client, a more stringent punishment than the attorney originally faced and a sign that the bar is taking more aggressive action against lawyer misconduct, experts say.

State Bar Judge Pat McElroy issued a recommendation that Lorna P. Brown receive two years of actual suspension and three years' probation for smuggling an alleged witness hit list out of jail...
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