Articles Posted in Ethics

Courtesy of Prof. Colin Miller and his excellent evidence blog, here are some thoughts for the day on prosecutor error.

Keep this in mind when the prosecution want’s to admit documents or reports.

6th Circuit Case w/Brady Violation Based on Nondisclosure of Cover Sheet About Unreliability of Evidence

Military and civilian counsel military cases is bound by Service rules of professional responsibility as well as their bar.  The military RPC are based on the ABA Model Rules.  Thus, ABA interpretations can be meaningful and helpful.

What do you do with the client file when the case is over?

This past July, the ABA  Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility issued Formal Opinion 471 Ethical Obligations of Lawyer to Surrender Papers and Property to which Former Client is Entitled