(12) The course provides knowledge of the law governing the conduct of lawyers and the disciplinary rules of professional conduct
as outlined in the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, the Code of Judicial Conduct, case laws, and procedural and evidentiary rules.
The petition accuses Jackson of violating several sections of the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct
and seeks that he "be disciplined as the facts shall warrant." Such discipline could range from no discipline to disbarment.
273, 273 (1992) (noting that addictive illnesses such as alcoholism "render attorneys unable to practice law in compliance with the Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct
"); see also Workie, supra note 5, at 1358 (arguing that the "stigma attached to dependency on alcohol has diminished as society has grown to accept the medical view of alcoholism as an illness rather than a moral failing").
Compare with the comment to the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct
, which clearly states that this matter is a question of fact.