When Law Isn’t King

by Kathryn Jean Lopez

 A legal watcher e-mails about the King and Spalding decision

What an act of cowardice. 

In defending their decision to represent unpopular clients on the Left, lawyers routinely hide behind the principle that unpopular parties and causes are entitled to legal representation. No one who is silent on King & Spalding’s cowardice can be thought to believe in that principle.

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