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DOJ's Ex-Detainee Lawyers: The Ethics Issue

Engage Volume 11, Issue 3, December 2010

December 23, 2010

Edwin D. Williamson, Richard W. Painter

One neglected issue in the controversy over the revelation that there are at least nine (or ten, if you count Attorney General Eric Holder) Justice Department lawyers who represented, or filed briefs in support of, Guantanamo detainees is whether those lawyers are complying with applicable ethics rules—and whether those rules are being applied evenly.

DOJ's Ex-Detainee Lawyers: The Ethics Issue  


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