And attorneys who were involved in writing the memos can be investigated by bar committees and disbarred.
In the end, Mangum was discredited, Nifong was disbarred, and the state's attorney general proclaimed the boys' innocence.
When Chen Guangcheng was tried in court in 2006, his lawyers were beaten, detained, and disbarred.
An additional 50 lawyers who handled human-rights cases have also been disbarred.
He withheld the salaries of parliamentarians who refused to rubberstamp his laws, and lawyers who challenged him were disbarred.
Upon inquiry I found the lawyer was but just disbarred for some malpractice; and the discovery added excessively to my disquiet.
His behaviour was so extreme that in 1874 he was disbenched and disbarred by his Inn.
If the thing became known I should probably be disbarred and lose my overalls for it.
By reason of his physique he was disbarred from mere manual labor, and that haven of the failure—the army.
And once more my disbarred lawyer dropped into poetry: "Roll on, thou deep and dark blue ocean, roll!"