disbarring disbarring

Definition(s):

  • (v) remove from the bar; expel from the practice of law by official action

Usage(s):

  • Human-rights activists worry that by disbarring these lawyers, the government will turn a group of people working within the system into a group of outsiders.

News

  • Supreme Court disciplines 23 attorneys

    The Florida Bar, the state’s guardian for the integrity of the legal profession, announced that the Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 23 attorneys, disbarring six, suspending 12 and publicly reprimanding five.
    on July 1, 2013     Source: Jacksonville Daily Record

Quotes

  • "The reason I've been outspoken is because there were some things being said, especially after we left office," Cheney told anchor Jonathan Karl, "about prosecuting CIA personnel that had carried out our counterterrorism policy or disbarring...
    on Feb 13, 2010 By: Vice President Dick Cheney Source: Politico

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