Rudy Giuliani : Lawyer to former president of the united states of America Donald Trump suspended from Practicing Law In New York – says New York Appellate.
The court suspended Giuliani’s law license after a panel concluded he made ‘demonstrably false’ statements regarding the 2020 election that Donald Trump lost to Joe Biden.
‘[W]e conclude that there is uncontroverted evidence that respondent communicated demonstrably false and misleading statements to courts, lawmakers and the public at large in his capacity as lawyer for former President Donald J. Trump and the Trump campaign in connection with Trump’s failed effort at reelection in 2020,’ the 33-page decision read.
It claimed that Rudy Giuliani, a former New York mayor threatened ‘public interest’ in his capacity as Trump’s personal attorney and insisted his actions ‘warrant interim suspension from the practice of law.’
Giuliani helped lead the former president’s legal challenge to the 2020 presidential election results, arguing the vote was entangled with fraud while claiming voting machines had been tampered with in favor of Joe Biden. He was admitted to the state bar in New York in 1969 and had a successful legal career before joining Trump’s team including working in the Justice Department under Ronald Reagan.
Rudy Giuliani, was named U.S. Attorney in Manhattan in 1983 where he remained through 1989 before running and becoming Mayor of New York City.
On January 11 2021, the New York Bar Association announced that it was launching an investigation into whether Giuliani’s membership should be revoked, noting his comments on January 6 to a crowd of Trump supporters before they stormed the Capitol.
The association also said it had ‘received series of complaints in recent months about Mr. Giuliani and his baseless efforts on behalf of President Trump to cast doubt on the originality of the 2020 presidential election and, after the votes were cast, to turn over its legitimate results.’
Giuliani is also being investigated for his foreign dealings with Ukraine.
Although removal from the Bar Association membership does not disbar Giuliani, the ruling Thursday does stop him from practicing law in New York.