Legal Ethics

Former Adjunct Law Prof at GW Is Disbarred After Guilty Plea in Computer Sex Sting


A former adjunct law professor at George Washington University Law School has been disbarred in Maryland after being snagged in a sex sting.

Richard Donald Lieberman pleaded guilty to attempting to seduce a minor on the Internet and was disbarred on Sept. 19, the National Law Journal reports. He was sentenced to 15 years of probation in the criminal case, according to the NLJ.

Lieberman, 65, last taught at the law school in the fall of 2010. He was a government contracts attorney with McCarthy, Sweeney & Harkaway in Washington, D.C., and was a former deputy inspector general for the Department of Defense.

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