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Rudy Giuliani Rudy Giuliani, personal lawyer to U.S. President Donald Trump, departs after speaking during a news conference at the Republican National Committee headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 19, 2020. Photo: Al Drago/Bloomberg

The New York City Bar Association is calling for a “serious” and “full” attorney-disciplinary investigation by New York state into Rudy Giuliani’s actions tied to attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election, focusing in a report on two major attorney-discipline complaints against Giuliani that it says “appear to be substantiated by extensive evidence.”

In an 11-page, five-part report, the influential group said the allegations against Giuliani, a former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, mayor of New York City and lawyer for former President Donald Trump, “require a serious investigation, a hearing, and, if the allegations are substantiated, the imposition of appropriate discipline.”

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Jason Grant

Jason Grant is a staff writer covering legal stories and cases for the New York Law Journal, the National Law Journal and Law.com, and a former practicing attorney. He's written and reported previously for the New York Times, the Star-Ledger, the L.A. Times and other publications. Contact him at [email protected] On Twitter, pls find him @JasonBarrGrant

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