Rule 8.2. Judicial and Legal Officials.(a) A lawyer shall not make a statement that the lawyer knows to be false or with reckless disregard as to its truth or falsity concerning the qualifications or integrity of a judge, adjudicatory officer or public legal officer, or of a candidate for election or appointment to judicial or legal office.
(b) A lawyer who is a candidate for judicial office shall comply with the applicable provisions of the Code of Judicial Conduct.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Nevada Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 8.2
Every now and then we get a slow news day and are looking for other topics to discuss. Someone suggested we discuss certain rules--as both a means of refreshing your memory about the rules and maybe sparking some conversation. As always, feel free to hijack the comments to discuss whatever else is on your mind, but also please weigh in with your thoughts on Nevada RPC 8.2, which could be applicable to anonymous comments on a legal blog:
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