Wecht Institute Session to Focus on ‘Alternative Facts’
Alternative facts and attorney ethics will be discussed at the next Ethics and Eats session at Duquesne University.
Hosted by The Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law,"Alternative Facts" and Attorney Ethics: When Do "Misstatements" Become a Matter for Legal Discipline? will be held on Tuesday, April 18, from 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. in the Africa Room of the Student Union.
Professional liability claims defense attorney Amy J. Coco and Vic Walczak, legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union Pennsylvania Chapter, will lead a discussion about possible ethical infractions stemming from attorneys making false statements. This session offers two hours of ethics CLE credit. The onsite session is open to the public and other professionals.
This is the fourth installment in the Ethics and Eats series, which is offered both on site and online. It was created to provide attorneys an opportunity to meet their annual Continuing Legal Education (CLE) requirements during a convenient lunchtime session.
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