Pay-to-play rules posed

Hume, Lynn
January 1999
Bond Buyer;01/22/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30563, p1
Trade Publication
Reports that the American Bar Association's ethics committee has released two proposed model rules of conduct aimed at prohibiting lawyers from engaging in pay-to-play practices to obtain business from state or local governments. Prohibition of solicitation of political contributions to obtain government engagements; Plan to hold a public hearing on the proposed rules; Ambivalent reaction of the legal community. INSET: ABA panel's anti-pay-to-play proposals.


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