In a two-page order the court cited the action last month by a 纽约 appeals court and said 朱利亚尼 是 “suspended from the practice of law in the District of Columbia pending final disposition of this proceeding.”
朱利亚尼, 前任的 唐纳德·特朗普总统的 lawyer throughout his efforts to have the 2020 election overturned, was suspended from practicing law by the 纽约 court because he made false statements while trying to get courts to overturn Trump’s loss in the presidential race.
An attorney disciplinary committee had asked the 纽约 court to suspend Giuliani’s license on the grounds that he had violated professional conduct rules as he promoted theories that the election was stolen through fraud.
The court made the action immediate, even though disciplinary proceedings aren’t complete, because there was an “immediate threat” to the public.
Giuliani called the New York court’s opinion a “disgrace,” saying it was based on hearsay and “could have been written by the Democratic National Committee.”
The practical impact of the 直流. 法庭 ruling is questionable, since Giuliani’s law license in Washington was already inactive.