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Rule 8.1: Bar Admission and Disciplinary Matters

ABA RULE 8.1  


Adopted, Effective Jan. 1, 2008

MAINTAINING THE INTERGRITY OF THE PROFESSION
Rule 8.1: Bar Admission and Disciplinary Matters

An applicant for admission to the bar, or a lawyer in connection with a bar admission application or in connection with a disciplinary matter, shall not:

(a) knowingly make a false statement of material fact; or

(b) fail to disclose a fact necessary to correct a misapprehension known by the person to have arisen in the matter, or knowingly fail to respond to a lawful demand for information from an admissions or disciplinary authority, except that this Rule does not require disclosure of information otherwise protected by Rule 1.6; or

(c)  fail to attend a hearing when ordered to do so by a disciplinary authority.
 
New Hampshire Comment to Proposed Rule 8.1
 
Rule 8.1(c) is retained from the prior New Hampshire Rules.


ABA RULE 8.1  

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