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Precedents for Attack on Lawyer in Court and Response from the Judge

I watched the classic Liar Liar Movie and also the breakdown by a youtuber Legal Eagle where he noted in the case where the lawyer injured himself to look wounded and get relief that the entire court ...
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Are lawyers allowed to contact potential clients?

Would it be inappropriate for a lawyer to proactively find/contact people who might need legal representation and offer them their services? Would it be against any code of conduct or similar? The ...
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What are the incentives for career prosecutors and assistant Attorney Generals/US Attorneys?

Are they out to get the highest number of convictions per attempt? Are they out to get the highest total number of convictions? Do they get evaluated based upon maximizing revenues? Are they lauded ...
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How can I, as a defendant, convince a court that an attorney is lying to deny post conviction relief?

Defendant, a non-ctizen, pleads guilty to felony. The non-citizen gets a good deal,(probation no jail time) but his attorney does not tell him that he is going to get deported for it. (The state ...