“When they go low, we go high” Michell Obama
“You can’t waller with the pigs and not get dirty” Anon
As I’ve watched the political events of the last few years I’ve heard Democrats argue that their side needs to “fight dirty” like the Republicans do. Merrick Garland, “birtherism,” Ukraine/Biden, “lock her up” . . .. Many Democrats are fed up, and argue that they have to meet the Republicans on their own terms. As they say, you can’t bring a knife to a gunfight.
I’m not going to voice an opinion on the political issues raised by this debate, but I know one thing from personal experience: if you are an ethical litigator you are likely to be faced with a similar personal challenge at some point during your career. Sooner or later, and probably more than once, you’ll have a case where opposing counsel behaves borderline unethically, or even over the line.… Read the full article