Former New York City Mayor and United States Attorney Rudy Giuliani, as widely publicized, is suspended from practicing law in New York State. A panel from the Appellate Division of the New York State Bar Association suspended Giuliani without a hearing.
The suspension is based largely on statements Giuliani made on television, not in a courtroom, six months earlier. He was given no chance to dispute the charges at the evidentiary hearing.
Guilty By Innuendo
The suspension was initiated following a grievance presented to the Bar Association. The Appellate Division stated that the Bar, “has sustained its burden of proving that respondent made knowing false and misleading factual statements to support his claim that the presidential election was stolen from his client.”
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