Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure Back to Outline

(Tex. R. Disciplinary P., reprinted in Tex. Govt Code Ann,. tit. 2, subtit. G app. (Vernon Supp. 1995)

II THE DISTRICT GRIEVANCE COMMITTEES Comment

Consistent with section 81.086 of the Texas Government Code, these rules permit the Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel to allow or require anyone involved in an investigatory hearing, a summary disposition setting, or an evidentiary hearing—including but not limited to a party, attorney, witness, court reporter, or grievance panel member—to participate remotely, such as by teleconferencing, videoconferencing, or other means. A panel may consider as evidence sworn statements or sworn testimony given remotely. The term “teleconference” in these rules includes videoconference or other remote means.

Bluebook Citation

Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure. § , (Texas Center for Legal Ethics, 2023) from https://legalethicstexas.com/resources/rules/texas-rules-of-disciplinary-procedure/comment/ (last visited Jan 29, 2023)