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Topic - Wallace E. "Gene" Shipp
The office that polices lawyers in the District of Columbia is investigating whether prominent lawyer Joseph E. diGenova violated ethics rules by falsely claiming he supervised the federal prosecution of John W. Hinckley Jr., who tried to assassinate President Reagan, sources said.
Mr. Shipp said his office can initiate an investigation from any source, including complaints from lawyers and judges and facts contained in newspaper articles.
"We are voracious readers," he said.