Dewey: An Ethical Musical

Debevoise & Plimpton, 919 Third Avenue, New York

Wednesday, June 08 2016  at  5:30 pm

We all know the result of the first Dewey trial - a hung jury. But what happens next? Go inside the machinations of Manhattan D.A. Virus Chance's second effort against the lead Dewey defendants - Steve 1, Steve 2, and Bernie Sanders (no relation). Watch as junior ADAs and associates alike struggle with ethical quandaries in prosecuting and defending the retrial of the century! There will be laughter. There will be music. There will be 1.5 Ethics credits! On Wednesday, June 8, 2016, come on down to Debevoise & Plimpton, 919 Third Avenue, NY, NY for an hour and a half show packed with fun and excitement! Please join us for a 5:30 pm cocktail hour, and don't miss the 6:30 pm curtain! Did I mention you get ethics credits? See you there!


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New York County Lawyers Association, Formal Opinion 74: Lawyer investigation of juror internet and social networking postings during conduct of trial (2011).

New York Rules of Professional Conduct (see RPC 1.5, 1.15, 3.1, 3.3, 3.4, 3.6, 3.8, 5.2, 8.3, 8.4).