LEO: Attorney - Army  LE Op. 882


Attorney - Army.


April 1, 1987


It is not improper per se for a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney who

prosecutes U.S. citizens and resident aliens at an army base in the

Marshall Islands to advise lay prosecutors and police investigators (from

the Marshall Islands) who would retain secondary criminal jurisdiction

over the same U.S. citizens and resident aliens at the army base. The

committee cautions the attorney to remain mindful of the Code of

Professional Responsibility. [ DR:1-102(B), DR:5-101, DR:5-105(B) and (



Committee Opinion April 1, 1987