Mental State Under the Rules of Professional Conduct, Vol. 54, No. 2 RES GESTAE 23 (September 2010)

An important new law review article and two recent lawyer discipline cases—perplexing when read side by side—present a good opportunity to write about mental state requirements in the Rules of Professional Conduct. The article is Nancy J. Moore, Mens Rea Standards in Lawyer Discipline Codes, 23 Geo. J. Legal Ethics 1 (Winter 2010); the recent [...]