Advocate Yes; Witness No

4 Pages Posted: 9 Aug 2015

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Stephen A. Saltzburg

George Washington University School of Law

Date Written: 2015


This article examines United States v. Rangel-Guzman, 752 F.3d 1222 (9th Circ. 2014) to illustrate the possibility of a lawyer violating Model Rule of Professional Conduct 3.7 without ever becoming an official witness.

Keywords: Model Rules of Professional Conduct, Rule 3.7, Lawyer as Witness

JEL Classification: K41

Suggested Citation

Saltzburg, Stephen A., Advocate Yes; Witness No (2015). 29 Criminal Justice (2015); GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2015-28; GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-28. Available at SSRN:

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