For lawyers who are careful and cautious to investigate before filing a lawsuit—in other words, almost anyone—it’s been a mystery how so many lawyers could make so many outlandish and uncorroborated allegations about the 2020 presidential election without repercussions. As it turns out, they can’t.

The disciplinary chickens are coming home to roost for several of the lawyers involved in efforts to overturn the results of the election, and not a moment too soon.