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2006

Hofstra Law Review

Perjury

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The Corporate Lawyer And 'The Perjury Trilemma', Thomas D. Morgan Jan 2006

The Corporate Lawyer And 'The Perjury Trilemma', Thomas D. Morgan

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This paper extends Monroe Freedman's idea of the criminal lawyer's "perjury trilemma" to current issues faced by corporate lawyers dealing with perceived pressures on the attorney-client privilege. The duties of criminal defense and corporate lawyers are more similar than they often seem. Corporate lawyers' duties of honesty in dealing with third parties are closely analogous to criminal lawyers' duties of honesty in dealing with a court. Both sets of lawyers also have an important interest in fostering open communications with their clients. Where their situations differ is not with respect to lawyer obligations but with respect to their ...


Monroe Freedman's Solution To The Criminal Defense Lawyer's Trilemma Is Wrong As A Matter Of Policy And Constitutional Law, Stephen Gillers Jan 2006

Monroe Freedman's Solution To The Criminal Defense Lawyer's Trilemma Is Wrong As A Matter Of Policy And Constitutional Law, Stephen Gillers

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