The Rules of Professional Conduct set out the minimum ethical standards for the practice of law and constitute a set of rules which all lawyers must follow.”

Ethical standards which aspire to attain the minimum clearly demonstrate the underacheiver mindset.
What is “minimum ethical standards”?

eth·ics [eth-iks]
plural noun
1. ( used with a singular or plural verb ) a system of moral principles: the ethics of a culture.
2. the rules of conduct recognized in respect to a particular class of human actions or a particular group, culture, etc.: medical ethics; Christian ethics.
3. moral principles, as of an individual: His ethics forbade betrayal of a confidence.
4. ( usually used with a singular verb ) that branch of philosophy dealing with values relating to human conduct, with respect to the rightness and wrongness of certain actions and to the goodness and badness of the motives and ends of such actions.

What are minimum moral principles?
What is minimum rightness?
What is minimum wrongness?
What is minimum goodness?
What is minimum badness?
What is minimum motivation?

Minimum ethics is no ethics.

“These Rules were originally promulgated by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania on April 1, 1988.”
This was done on April Fools Day? Really? REALLY?


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