Lawyer Ethics: An Ethics Post Revisited

The last two weeks have been about as hectic as any I have had in recent months. A good time to revisit the archives. Check out this post on Lawyer Ethics. The post started a buzz on several different blogs the week it was written dealing with lawyers and ethics.

An apt summary of the post is that sometimes the non-lawyer and lawyer worlds clash as to what constitutes the right ethical decision. The primary case cited in the post involves an attorney faced with whether to tell the grieving parents of two murdered children where the children's bodies were buried. The attorney knew because his client murdered the children and told the attorney where the bodies were located.

After reading the above facts, what would you do if you were the attorney? The answer likely depends on whether you have attended law school and, if so, how well you did in your Ethics 101 class.
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