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Iowa ethics opinion available regarding the invocation of the implied waiver of self-defense

The ISBA Ethics and Practice Guidelines Committee released its latest ethics opinion July 15 regarding the implied waiver of self-defense. The eight-page opinion (15-03) provides an introduction to the issue, a review of the implied self-defense waiver, the declination of the ABA’s formal opinion regarding the subject, an explanation of the client as a pro-se litigant, an explanation of the self-defense waiver in relation to claims by third parties, and the committee’s official opinion.

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