In re Lesansky (2001)

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[No. S079499. Mar. 28, 2001.]

[Modification of Opinion (25 Cal. 4th 11; 104 Cal. Rptr. 2d 409, 17 P.3d 764).]

In re STUART K. LESANSKY on Discipline.

THE COURT.-

The opinion herein, filed on March 1, 2001, appearing at 25 Cal. 4th 11, is modified as follows:

The final sentence of the first full paragraph on page 1 of the slip opinion in this case [25 Cal. 4th 13, 1st par., lines 5-8] is modified to replace the words "demonstrates his unfitness for the legal profession, and thus involves moral turpitude, we conclude that summary disbarment is authorized and warranted" with the words "involves moral turpitude, and thus demonstrates his unfitness for the legal profession, we conclude that summary disbarment is authorized and warranted." As modified, the sentence will read as follows: "Because the practice of law requires good moral character, and because petitioner's felony conviction involves moral turpitude, and thus demonstrates his unfitness for the legal profession, we conclude that summary disbarment is authorized and warranted."

This modification does not affect the judgment.