Summary: S.2723 — 94th Congress (1975-1976)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (12/01/1975)

Grants jurisdiction to any United States district court to make an order in a disciplinary proceeding disbarring, suspending, censuring or taking other action as justice may require with respect to any attorney who is a member of the bar of such court and has been convicted of a crime involving moral turpitude or is guilty of conduct unbecoming a member of the bar of such court. Includes in the definition of such conduct: malpractice and violation of the Code of Professional Responsibilies of the American Bar Association or the bar association of the State in which such United States district court has jurisdiction.

Makes it the duty of the United States attorney for the applicable district to proceed against an attorney who he believes has been convicted of such a crime or has been quilty of such conduct. Provides for the notification of other United States courts and courts of the State, Territory, Commonwealth, or possession where the attorney was admitted to practice in the event that such attorney is suspended or disbarred. (Adds 28 U.S.C. 1364)