West Virginia Law Review

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This paper will concern itself largely with the duty of lawyers to the courts. It is written from the viewpoint of a country lawyer suddenly catapulted from almost thirty years of practice to his state's court of last resort via eight months on the trial bench. These vantage points have afforded an opportunity to observe the lawyer's duty to the courts in various perspectives. With due respect to the learned scholars who have written on the subject, this small contribution is launched.



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