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Swartz Suicide: Duties of Prosecutors and Defense Attorneys

By Hayes Hunt and Calli Varner Aaron Swartz, 26 year-old co-founder of Reddit and long-time activist against the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), committed suicide.  Mr. Swartz killed himself weeks before his trial for charges related to his access to MIT’s computer

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Attorney-Client Interview: Innocence, Jail and Canines – Part 3

Originally published in The Champion, November, 2011 Do You Believe That I’m Innocent? On occasion, some clients desper­ately insist that their lawyer must believe they are innocent. A tempered response goes something like this: Your innocence is not the stan­dard.

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Attorney-Client Interview: Practice Points – Part 1 of 3

Originally published in The Champion, November, 2011 Basics of a Client Interview A lawyer can meet a client in many ways, including a referral by court appointment or in the waiting room of the lawyer’s office. For purposes of this

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CON MAN CLIENT

New York Times reporters Eric Lichtblau and James Risen wrote a front-page article about Dennis Montgomery, a computer programmer, who received $20 million from the US Government for software that was supposed to thwart terrorism.  The article suggests that Mr. Montgomery’s technology may

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Posted in Ethics & Professional Conduct
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Hayes Hunt concentrates his practice in the representation of individuals, corporations and executives in a wide variety of federal and state criminal law and regulatory enforcement matters as well as complex civil litigation. Hayes is a partner in the firm's Commercial Litigation Department as well as its Criminal Defense and Governmental Investigations Group.
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