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What To Do When The Client Wants To Lie

It’s Legal Ethical Conundrum # 1. At some point in their practice, every lawyer has faced this dilemma and had to figure out how to confront it and resolve it for themselves. It’s also why a lot of folks hate lawyers, because they believe that most lawyers have no qualms about putting a client up […]

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NY Times Story About NYPD Lying in Court Only Part of the Story

So this morning’s NY Times article about pervasive perjury in criminal cases by members of the NYPD will come as no surprise to regular criminal defense practitioners. Among those who practice in this field, the practice is called “testilying.” But while Michelle Alexander’s article does a good job of describing the problem and pointing to […]