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New York Law Journal, November 23, 2011

Noting Growing Acceptance, Circuit Denies Sanction for Ghostwriting

The Second Circuit said a number of bar association ethics committees have been “more accepting,” with a number of opinions that “suggest a possible trend toward greater acceptance of various forms of ghostwriting.” In 1987, the New York City Bar’s Committee on Professional and Judicial Ethics said an attorney who drafts “any pleadings” except those that are from a “previously prepared form devised particularly for use by pro se litigants” must at least note that the document had been prepared by an attorney.

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