disbarment disbarment  /ˌdɪs ˈbɑr mənt/


  • (n) the act of expelling a lawyer from the practice of law


  1. Federal officials say it will find their legal logic unpersuasive, though what measures it may recommend, be it disbarment or criminal charges, are uncertain.
  2. But this month's apparent disbarment of the country's top human-rights lawyers could permanently damage legal-reform efforts.
  3. Under the state's ethics rules, Nifong could get anything from a warning to disbarment.



  1. "To ease the pain of the people who matter most to me, my family especially my children and to shield the league I truly care for with so much passion from any erroneous perceptions related to my disbarment case in the SC, I am today tendering my...
    on Aug 7, 2007 By: Noli Eala Source: Manila Times

  2. ...PAS's Mohd Salleh Man to prevent further embarrassment to his coalition "for having misled them about the actual reasons of his disbarment by the Bar Council from practicing as a lawyer." "The first question that must be asked right...
    on Aug 18, 2009 By: Lim Kit Siang Source: Sin Chew Jit Poh

  3. "Disbarment cases must also be filed against those found guilty. In addition, those who were not dismissed from the service should seriously consider early retirement in order to shield the judiciary from greater ham," Pangilinan said.
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: Francis Pangilinan Source: Manila Bulletin

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