Author Topic: Alexandre Bissonnette Not Likely to be Charged with Terrorism  (Read 155 times)

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Offline Blueblood

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So if your lawyer tells you "you're guilty.  We're just going to have to live the obvious facts..."

You think a client is going to say "Duh...  yeah...  let's not worry about it then...   off to jail for the rest of my life"

Defence lawyers don't get to decide to not vigorously defend a client.

It's not just defending it's representing the client.  Sometimes part of that representation is saying your screwed let's see what we can work out so that the judge sees we are not putting society through the expense of a trial.  Should defence counsel advise their clients to lie or defence mislead court to vigorously defend their clients?