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Federal Judge excoriates 'deceptive' DOJ lawyers, but the humiliation doesn't end there

Federal Judge excoriates 'deceptive' DOJ lawyers, but the humiliation doesn't end there

(Note: Public Advocate of the U.S., Inc. legal team filed a legal brief to argue against this illegal action and a federal judge sided with our and 25 states' arguments!)

Bizpacreview reports:

".............If you've been getting the distinct impression that the Justice Department under President Obama is at least a tad unethical, you now have proof - a federal judge has ruled it so.

And to correct that sad state of affairs, U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen ordered Justice Department lawyers to take a remedial ethics class in his scathing 28-page opinion

Judge Hanen's 28 Page Opinion

"An attorney owes a duty of candor and honesty to the court, and at the very least a duty not to misrepresent the facts to a judge or opposing counsel," he wrote.

Hanen said that the court was "disappointed that it has to address the subject of lawyer behavior," but found that the "Justice Department has now admitted making statements that clearly did not match the facts."

At issue was the DOJ's defense of a lawsuit filed by Texas and 25 other states challenging President Obama's executive actions granting amnesty to immigrants who entered the United States illegally.................

...........He held that they did, and offered numerous examples where DOJ lawyers hid facts, stretched the truth or told outright falsehoods, all in an effort to mislead the court.

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