Potential Public Backlash to Zealous Representation
In his column on Ethics and Criminal Practice, Joel Cohen writes: Paul Whelan, a U.S. citizen, has been accused of spying by Russia. His Russian lawyer, Vladimir Zherebenkov, is a former Soviet government investigator. Zherebenkov was challenged in the U.S. press for seeming to do the Kremlin’s bidding in the guise of representing his client. But what if his actions are in the best interest of his client?