Jeff Henle, principal attorney at Jeff Henle, P.C., writes: It is remarkable that in attorney discipline cases, if the attorney was previously found guilty of wrongdoing before a judge or panel, the Appellate Division determines what, if any, punishment is to be dispensed without the benefit of witness testimony or oral argument.
Applying Collateral Estoppel in Attorney Discipline Cases
New York Law Journal
October 17, 2012
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