Tag Archives: Bruce A. Green

Candor in Criminal Advocacy

[I]t is precisely when one tries to act on abstract ethical advice that the practicalities intrude . . . . – Monroe H. Freedman Monroe Freedman’s 1966 article on the three hardest ethics questions for criminal defense lawyers has lost … Continue reading

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Criminal Defense Lawyering at the Edge: A Look Back

This Article is an attempt to reconstruct the story of a New York City lawyer’s professional death and resurrection. In particular, this is the story of John Palmieri’s defense of John J. Delane in the year 1915, a time in … Continue reading

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The Civil Government Litigator: A View From the Jury Box

Much has been written about the professional role and responsibilities of criminal prosecutors. Prosecutors are considered ethically and professionally exceptional. Courts and the profession expect more from them than from lawyers for private parties: We expect prosecutors to “seek justice.” … Continue reading

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