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


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