The code of honor agreed on by mutual understanding and tacitly accepted bymembers of the legal profession, especially by the bar. Wharton.Eum qui nocentem infamat, non est ceqnum et bonnm ob earn rem condem- nari;delicta enim nocentinm nota esse oportet et expedit. It is not just and proper that hewho speaks ill of a bad man should be condemned on that account; for it is fitting andexpedient that the crimes of bad men should be known. Dig. 47, 10, 17; 1 Bl. Comm.125.

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