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Lawyers in the academe, C2S32 CPRA

Section 32, Canon II

SECTION 32. Lawyers in the academe. –  A lawyer serving as a dean, administrative officer, or faculty member of an educational institution shall at all times adhere to the standards of behavior required of members of the legal profession under the CPRA, observing propriety, respectability, and decorum inside and outside the classroom, and in all media. (2023 Code of Professional Responsibility and Accountability or CPRA)

1. Lawyers in the academe

a. Dean, administrative officer, or faculty member

Under this section, lawyers who serve as “a dean, administrative officer, or faculty member of an educational institution” are required at all times to “adhere to the standards of behavior required of members of the legal profession under the CPRA, observing propriety, respectability, and decorum inside and outside the classroom, and in all media.”

Similar with lawyers in government service, lawyers in the academe are subject to the CPRA and pertinent school/college/university policies, as well as laws and regulations applicable to those working in the education sector.

References

Canon II, 2023 Code of Professional Responsibility

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