Published: Friday, Feb. 8 2013 12:00 a.m. MST
How about we pass a law that all persons are to have equal justice before the
law, no exceptions.
No, it is NOT time for this law. It is very much "past time."But just remember, those who are going to enforce it are going to have to go
to Court, sue the attorney that is in violation, and hire an attorney. The
accused is going to need to hire one as well, so, hey---my guesss is that the
bar association will gladly embrace this idea. It's just more legal work
for them!! And with the reputation lawyers have, this could be an Eternal
Employment Act for the legal community.Another area that needs to be
addressed are the Justice Courts that handle traffic and minor offenses. They
are out of control.
I agree. No other professional area (medicine, education, etc.) is so
self-regulated, above the law, or so close to being an outright racket.
A great injustice we now experience is that the scales of justice are tipped by
money. Anyone who goes to court with nothing but truth on his side will lose
against highly paid attorneys. It doesn't help that many laws are so
complex that even experts disagree on their interpretation.
Re: "It's time for an attorney ethics law"Sounds good
to me.Now, how about a journalistic ethics law? One that actually
requires journalists to tell the truth?
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