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tr.v. dis·barred, dis·bar·ring, dis·bars
To prohibit (an attorney) from the practice of law by official action or procedure.

dis·bar′ment n.
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Noun1.disbarment - the act of expelling a lawyer from the practice of law
banishment, proscription - rejection by means of an act of banishing or proscribing someone
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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[dɪsˈbɑːmənt] Ninhabilitación f (para el ejercicio de la abogacía)
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Byrne was found in contempt for failure to respond to comply with the terms of his June 23, 2011, disbarment. Byrne did not submit to the Bar a sworn affidavit listing the names and addresses of all persons and entities to which he gave notice of his disbarment.
Recommended for the immediate institution of proper disciplinary or disbarment proceedings were Divina, lawyers Marvi Abo, Alston Kevin Anarna, Edzel Bert Canlas, Cecilio Jimeno, Ferdinand Rogelio, Eric Fuentes, Cesar Ocampo Ona, Gaile Dante Acuzar Caraan, Henry Pablo Jr., Jet de la Pena Villaroman, Cesar de la Fuente, Nino Kjell Servanez, Manuel Angelo Ventura III, Michael Vito, Arthur Capili, Irvin Joseph Fabella, Edwin Uy, Alan Christopher Agati, as well as 'all other members of the fraternity to be determined to have knowledge of the death of Castillo and failed to report the same to the authorities.'
(Admitted to practice: 1997) Mann was found in contempt for failure to comply with the conditions of his August 12, 2011, disbarment order.
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Aquilino Pimentel III, Diokno could file a case to discipline or seek the disbarment of the government lawyer who had committed ethical violations.
Now, about all the disbarment would do is to further embarrass the President -- if that's possible.
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"Could a lawyer who is an atheist and criticizes religion in a legal education class be subject to discipline or disbarment?" Perry asked.