LEO: Confidences and Secrets Perpetration LE Op. 727

 

Confidences and Secrets Perpetration of Fraud Upon a Tribunal.

 

September 24, 1985

 

Following a hearing before, and decision by, a tribunal, a client informs his attorney that he perjured himself before the tribunal. If, upon request by the attorney, the client refuses to inform the tribunal of the perjury, it is not improper for the attorney to do so. [DR:4-101(D)(2)]

 

Committee Opinion September 24, 1985

 

LEO: Confidences and Secrets - Perpetration, LE Op. 727 (1985)