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A group of lawyers filed an ethics complaint against Rudy Giuliani before NY courts, calling for him to be investigated and for his lawyer’s license to be suspended for his advocacy work From President Donald Trump false accusations about the 2020 elections.

Lawyers Defending American Democracy, which includes former federal judges and attorneys among its members, sent the complaint Wednesday to the state court system’s Lawyers Complaints Committee saying Giuliani had violated rules of professional conduct.

“Giuliani has led a nationwide public campaign to convince the public and the courts of massive electoral fraud and a stolen presidential election,” the complaint says.

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for former President Donald Trump, speaks during a press conference at the Republican National Committee headquarters, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Washington. President Donald Trump says his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani tested positive for coronavirus. The president on Sunday, December 6, 2020, confirmed in a tweet that Giuliani had tested positive for the virus. Giuliani has traveled extensively to battle states in an effort to help Trump subv (AP)
The complaint called for the committee to investigate Mr. Giuliani’s conduct, including his comments at a rally before the rioters stormed the United States Capitoland suspend your attorney license immediately pending any investigation.

A message was left with the committee seeking comment.

An investigation would be the first step in a process that could lead to disqualification.

Another complaint against Giuliani was filed in early January by New York State Senator Brad Hoylman, a Democrat, who asked that Giuliani’s impeachment be considered.

Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s attorney, speaks as former President Donald Trump smiles during a Trump National Golf Club event. (AP)

The New York State Bar Association has opened a separate investigation into whether he should be expelled from that organization, which is a voluntary membership organization.

An email seeking comment was sent to Giuliani’s representative.

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The New York Times reported that on his radio show Thursday, Giuliani said that “the purpose of this is to exclude me from exercising my right to free speech and defending my client, because they cannot understand the fact that perhaps, just maybe, they may be wrong. “


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