Criminal Defense Lawyer Awaits Penalty for Telling Judge His Client Confessed to a Shooting

Posted Aug 19, 2011 6:18 AM CDT By Martha Neil – ABA Journal A veteran Michigan criminal defense lawyer is awaiting a decision on how he will be penalized following a legal ethics ruling that found he had violated a fundamental principle of legal ethics by revealing in open court that his client had confessed to a shooting as the two argued during a sentencing hearing. [Full story at: http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/criminal_defense_lawyer_awaits_penalty_for_telling_judge_his_client_confess/ ]

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Criminal Defense Lawyer Awaits Penalty for Telling Judge His Client Confessed to a Shooting