Ask the Lawyer: How do dishonest lawyers sleep at night?

By Ron Sokol

Q: We know lawyers are very smart people, but yet the law allows lawyers to lie in court since they are not under oath. How do lawyers sleep at night, and how do they really feel when they get guilty clients off?

-D.K., Torrance

Ron Sokol

A: You say the law allows lawyers to lie in court, but that is false. Lawyers are officers of the court, and are not permitted to engage in misrepresentation. A lawyer who does so could well be in very serious trouble, with the court alone the State Bar.

Your question also asks how a lawyer can have peace [READ MORE HERE]

Source: OC Register

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