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March 15, 2017


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Patrick S. O'Donnell

I've always been intrigued by lawyers in similar or analogous situations such as you describe here, although I was not aware of this specific instance (I'm reminded of the scientist, whose name I can't recall, who worked for the Nazis but deliberately altered some mathematical formulas so as to impede their progress in making a nuclear weapon(?) ... or perhaps it was some other sort of horrible new bomb). Also, and far more broadly, one thinks of defense lawyers who represent indigent defendants while keenly and painfully aware of "trying to do what they believe[] to be work for the good in what they knew to be an unjust system" (at least for the poor, people of color, those without sufficient incomes to hire their own attorneys, etc.), despite, as it were, "Gideon's Trumpet," and in spite of the "Ten Principles of a Public Defense Delivery System" promulgated by the ABA. Being caught between the proverbial rock and a hard place, the late and great Monroe Freedman recommended this:

Patrick S. O'Donnell

I left a comment, but as it had one link, it was probably consigned to a spam folder [if you find it, you can of course delete this comment: thanks].

Al Brophy

This is a terrific article, Eric.

Captain Hruska Carswell, Continuance King

Trump world definition: A government funded safe space/home/community provided for an immigrant group.

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