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Update on Observations on Ethics and the Law

Last Monday, I visited my county law library. It’s a fairly small room in the courthouse, with lots of tall shelves for books filled with higher court decisions and laws. The earliest books seem to be these Minnesota Reports that contain cases decided in the Supreme Court of Minnesota. The publishing date of Volume I is 1877, but it contains cases between 1851 and 1858, when Minnesota was still a territory. (Minnesota became a state…

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Observations on Ethics and the Law

I saw the above tweet from Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) on June 18, 2021, regarding sanctions against Sidney Powell, Donald Trump’s attorney during the second impeachment hearings who lied when she claimed the 2020 election was fraudulent, and I thought, it’s about time. As Donald Trump was being impeached again, I was taking my paralegal certificate courses and watching as so many of the attorneys involved (Rudy Giuliani, Sidney Powell) were lying or otherwise engaging in…

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