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Lawyers should not suffer backlash for defending rights of unsympathetic clients

Wednesday, August 7, 2019   (0 Comments)
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Bob CarlsonDefense of the unpopular: Lawyers should not suffer backlash for defending rights of unsympathetic clients

Equating the bad acts of the accused with the attorney representing them can be a natural human impulse. Lawyers, however, should not be ostracized or face penalties such as loss of business or abuse if they choose to defend a reviled client.