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Boies In Ethics Quagmire Over Weinstein Spy Hire

Law360, New York (November 8, 2017, 10:52 PM EST) -- David Boies' role in hiring a private spy firm to help Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein suppress an article detailing sexual harassment and assault allegations drew reactions from ethics specialists ranging from disapproval to disgust, and raised the possibility of professional or disciplinary consequences for the famed litigator.

The Boies Schiller Flexner LLP chairman's explanations about his firm’s hiring of Tel Aviv-based Black Cube, which sent an undercover agent to target actress and Weinstein accuser Rose McGowan, as reported Monday by The New Yorker, triggered some head-scratching...
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