Convenience Pleas

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Convenience Pleas
by Benjamin Bickford

Dealing with clients who wish to plead guilty to a criminal charge but who deny to their lawyers having committed the offence can be a particularly difficult area to navigate.

The paper discusses some of the main ethical issues that arise out of such matters, as well as a summary of the relevant legal authorities governing them.

It also suggests some practical tips that can be used to overcome the difficulties presented.

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Convenience Pleas – Benjamin Bickford