On porn stars, cut-outs and the importance of legal ethics

Bernie Burk concludes More Adventures in Ethics, Now with Porn Stars: Trump Lawyer Seizes the Moral and Ethical Low Ground by Appearing to Claim He Committed Disciplinary Violations and Possibly Felonies, The Faculty Lounge, Feb. 15, 2018, with the following:

This story is not going away anytime soon. Cohen’s exceptionally implausible protestations make a protracted investigation more likely than ever. While this will create much rich and rewarding work for various professionals in New York and Washington, it’s no good for the profession at large. The only silver lining I see—and it’s mighty thin—is that all these events are the best reminder of the importance of legal ethics since Watergate.

Recommended for Burk’s detailed analysis of the transaction involving Trump’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen, and the porn star known as Stormy Daniels. — Joe

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