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strike (one) off the roll (of solicitors/attorneys)

To be banned from practicing as a solicitor or attorney. The judge ruled that the only way to protect public confidence in the legal system was to strike him off the roll for his unprofessional and immoral behavior. Thompson is appealing the court's decision to strike her off the roll of attorneys as new evidence suggests her implication in the crime may have been fabricated by others.
See also: off, roll, solicitor, strike

strike (one) from the roll (of solicitors/attorneys)

To be banned from practicing as a solicitor or attorney. The judge ruled that the only way to protect public confidence in the legal system was to strike him from the roll for his unprofessional and immoral behavior. Thompson is appealing the court's decision to strike her from the roll of attorneys as new evidence suggests her implication in the crime may have been fabricated by others.
See also: roll, solicitor, strike
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