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Controversy continues over political candidate in South Carolina representing violent criminals

Legal organizations weigh in on lawyers’ responsibility to represent unpopular clients

Is it fair game for political opponents to attack a lawyer who represented clients accused of illegal and sometimes violent acts against adults and children?

The Republican Governors Association thinks so, but lawyers groups in South Carolina and nationally disagree.

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Ed Silverstein

Ed Silverstein is a veteran writer and editor for magazines, websites and newspapers. A graduate of Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, he has won several...

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