LEO: Perjured Testimony Duty to Report, LE Op. 350

 

Perjured Testimony Duty to Report.

 

December 18, 1979

 

An attorney is under an ethical duty to inform the court of his client's true identity and past criminal record, should his client refuse to do so after having perpetrated a fraud upon the court. [See II: DR:4-101(D)(2).]

 

Committee Opinion December 18, 1979