January 10, 2020 Feature

Faith v. Faith

What can happen when faith in earthly justice and faith in the Almighty conflict in the courtroom.

Martin Siegel

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This is the “good faith” issue, and that’s a phrase we know well. It’s a big tent covering candor to the court and adversaries, fair and honest dealing, and so on. More deeply, as lawyers, we live and breathe “faith in the system.” That is, confidence the legal process will give us a fair hearing with a neutral arbiter and, at least if a judge is deciding, a defensibly reasoned result.

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