Viewpoint: When Can a Lawyer Break Privilege?

, The Recorder


Last May, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer fired the majority of her clemency board. Most observers agreed that Brewer's decision had everything to do with the Macumber case.

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  • T. Earl

    Thirty-seven years? Twenty-six years? I wonder how long (those who believe legal ethics trump truth, life, family, and everything else that is lost to a false conviction) would last in prison...due to a false conviction. I suspect their steadfast conviction to legal ethics would no longer mingle cohesively with their reality and instead become an unresolvable conflict with their reality.
    But that's irrelevant, not to mention speculative, and therefore likely objectionable. And what are the odds anyway? Ask Bill.
    You'd have to believe that you were an entirely different species from a human to take that stance.

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