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Thursday, February 23, 2012

Supreme Court to make lawyers pledge to be civil

Posted By on Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 10:56 AM

The Arkansas Supreme Court today joined a national movement and changed the pledge that lawyers take to be admitted to the bar to include a pledge of civility.

Here's the order, which includes the full pledge. It promises, among others, "fairness, integrity and civility" in all communications in and out of court with opposing counsel.

Your snark may now follow.

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