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Prof. Monroe Freedman Comments on Ethics in Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman Case

Monroe H. Freedman, Professor of Law

Attorney conduct at issue in Gableman dust-up

By Bill Lueders

January 4, 2012

Wisconsin Watch

EXCERPT:

Monroe Freedman, a nationally recognized expert on legal ethics at Hofstra Law School in New York, says in an interview that he believes McLeod is in violation of an ethics rule against “knowingly assist(ing) a judge or judicial officer” in improper conduct. He also feels the attorney may have run afoul of the rule requiring competent representation.

In addition, Freedman suggests that McLeod violated the rule against attorneys engaging in “dishonesty, fraud, deceit or misrepresentation.”

Read the full article on wisconsinwatch.org.

 

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