Pa. Email Scandal Prompts Renewed Calls For Anti-Bias Rule

Law360, Harrisburg (November 22, 2016, 8:22 PM EST) -- A rash of purportedly offensive messages found on Pennsylvania government email servers, which Attorney General Bruce Beemer said Tuesday will expose any lawyers who sent them to disciplinary review, is spurring renewed calls for adoption of a model rule that would more clearly bar discriminatory or harassing behavior in the legal community.

Ethics experts said the messages, included as part of a specially commissioned report released Tuesday into lewd emails discovered on servers in the Office of Attorney General, showed the need for a strong stance...
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