Consiglio Nazionale Forense, sentenza del 10 dicembre 2007, n. 28
Topic: Decency and respectability of the profession, publication of unbecoming pictures in lawyer’s website, unethical advertisement
Consiglio Nazionale Forense* (Italian National Bar Council) held that lawyers must always comply with the principles of decency and respectability and that it is unethical for lawyers to publish in their website unbecoming pictures (here: half-undressed lawyer’s wife).
*Consiglio Nazionale Forense is the public institution representing lawyers in Italy, which has among other functions, the competence for reviewing the decisions adopted by local Bars on disciplinary matters. See http://www.fbe….
Applicable law: Articles 50 and 54 of the Ethics Code
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