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17-Fraud on the Tribunal

A lawyer representing another lawyer in court and (in an unrelated matter) before the District Committee must disclose the client's misrepresentations. [Rule 1.6(c)(2) details a lawyer's duties in this situation.]

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn