September 2014

Following Orders… Sometimes, but Not Always, Straight to Discipline?

DRI for the Defense
Peter R. Jarvis
In tight economic times, newer attorneys (sometimes referred to as subordinate attorneys) are particularly well incented to do what their bosses or managers (sometimes known as supervisory attorneys) want them to do. In addition, it seems logical for at least those subordinate attorneys who are new to the practice to think that their longer-practicing and more experienced supervisory attorneys will know more about what is and is not permissible.

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