1101 Market Street, 11th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215-238-6300 Fax: 215-238-1267 www.philadelphiabar.org
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Philadelphia Bar Association
The topic of the meeting is "Prohibiting Discrimination and Harassment through ethics rules will it solve the problem or create others?" Register online now!
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court's Interbranch Commission for Gender Racial and Ethnic Fairness, whose purpose includes suggesting "ways to reduce or eliminate
bias or invidious discrimination within all branches of government and within the legal profession
" has recommended changes to the Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct as well as the Pennsylvania Code of Judicial Conduct that will make prohibited discrimination and harassment ethical code violations. Whether this is an effective way to address these issues will be topic of our next meeting.
Those on our panel who will speak in support of the proposed changes will be:
Registration is required and lunch will be available at a cost $7.50 per person.