In his most candid public appearance since joining the U.S. Supreme Court in April, Justice Neil Gorsuch on Saturday urged the legal profession to step up its game when it comes to ethics and civility, urging rule changes that would set a higher standard for lawyers.
“We’re a self-regulated profession, for crying out loud,” Gorsuch said during a “national conversation on civility” hosted by the American Inns of Court. “Name anybody else who gets to write their own rules.” He was referring to the Model Rules of Professional Conduct promulgated by the American Bar Association. “Maybe our rules could do a little better.”
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