Nathan M. Crystal
ABA Formal Opinion 287 . . . Where the court is about to impose a sentence based on the misinformation that the defendant has no previous criminal record, if the attorney for the defendant learns of the previous record through his client's communications, he has no duty to correct the misinformation. But if he learned of the record independently of his client's communications and he has reason to believe that the court is relying on his silence as corroboration, he should inform the court not to...