The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday permanently disbarred two Tampa lawyers who set up their trial adversary in a drunken-driving sting with help from a friendly police officer.

The justices called the misconduct of three lawyers from the defunct Adams & Diaco law firm “among the most shocking, unethical and unprofessional as has ever been brought before this court.” The unsigned opinion was published in the first batch of rulings following the court’s annual summer break.

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