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Committee on Professional Ethics – Ethics Opinion 1053

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics Attorney-Client Privilege Sign-Language Interpreters Ethics Opinion 1053 Background: The inquiring attorney works for an organization dedicated to assuring that persons with disabilities receive the rights afforded to them by law. In assisting deaf persons, the ...

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Committee on Professional Ethics – Ethics Opinion 1048

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Conflict of Interest Waiver of Appeal – Ineffective Assistance of Counsel Ethics Opinion 1048 Background: The inquiring criminal defense attorney states that the district attorney’s office conditions certain plea bargains on the defendant’s execution ...

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Committee on Professional Ethics – Opinion 1046

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics Conflict of Interest Representing Incapacitated Client Opinion 1046 Background: The inquiring law firm receives court appointments under the Mental Hygiene Law to serve as court evaluator or guardian to an alleged incapacitated person. These appointments ...

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