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First, in full disclosure, I actually signed the letter seeking disciplinary action against those who have filed these lawsuits. It is available for signing on-line - although I don't think it will actually go anywhere.

Second, I share you sentiment with respect to this situation - and find it an affront to all I have spent my not-quite-yet 40 year career (but close) as an attorney holding dear and near to my heart - that the profession is a worthy one and being an attorney is a public trust. Lawyers don't have to believe in their client's claims, but have to verify that their claims are worthy of adjudication, and that sufficient evidence exists to warrant such an adjudication, even if they ultimately lose on the facts/issues.

Finally, and my main point - if you read the complaints, and especially Texas' complaint filed in the SCOTUS against four other states, you'll see that they are cagey, if not deceptive in the language they choose. Rather than saying outright that mass voter fraud exists, they say "it has been widely reported" that mass voter fraud exists. The former way of saying it is a declaration of fact as to the underlying issue, the latter is a "correct" statement that there is reporting on the underlying fact, without attesting to the underlying fact, in an attempt to create at least an adjudicatable issue. So far the courts haven't bought into it. Fortunately.

Don't get me wrong, I actually find the deception and cagey-ness to be an even worse offense than the frivolousness of filing something with a clearly incorrect factual basis - and I think the courts should slam the attorneys on the "character flaws" of being deceitful. Keeping in mind that "it has been widely reported" that Guiliani actually isn't even licensed currently to practice in any jurisdiction, and shouldn't be allowed to even appear in court.... :-)
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