Maybe Lawyers Need to Be Forced to Be Nice? (Commentary)

By John Hyde

Maybe Lawyers Need to Be Forced to Be Nice? (Commentary)

The Law Society Gazette mentioned NYSBA’s upgraded Standards of Civility. (may require subscription)

It’s a caricature, of course, and importantly it’s also wildly off the mark, for New York is now well established as a bastion of good manners, where respect trumps rudeness. It’s the state where niceness rules – or at least there are rules about being nice.

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