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Prof. Eric Freedman Discusses Ineffective Trial Lawyers

Eric M. Freedman, Maurice A. Deane Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Law

Second Guesses

By Lawrence Hurley

January 2012

California Lawyer

EXCERPT:

Gardner’s take on trial defense attorneys is shared by Eric M. Freedman, a professor at Hofstra University School of Law in New York who frequently litigates capital cases. According to Freedman, lawyers who are truly incompetent – perhaps due to problems with drugs or alcohol – are the “most likely to be defensive” when challenged about their handling of a case.

Read the full article at callawyer.com

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