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Convicted Felon Stewart Promoted to ‘Ethics’ Expert

In 2005 Lynne Stewart was found guilty of providing material support to terrorists by helping her jailed client, blind Sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman, communicate with his followers. Abdel-Rahman was a key terrorist behind the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.
The disbarred lawyer speak at an October conference, titled “Lawyering on the Edge: Unpopular Clients, Difficult Cases, and Zealous Advocates,” at Hofstra University. The dean of the campus’s law school claims Stewart’s presentation will provide students with “a learning situation.”
Right. About ethics on the edge.


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