Can your lawyer go against your wishes if they think it’s in your best interest? That’s the tricky question the Supreme Court weighed this week in a case where a lawyer admitted his client committed murder in a failed effort to spare him the death penalty. DC reporter Chuck Stanley joins us to talk about the oral arguments in the case. Also on this week’s show, we discuss legal challenges to the rollback of net neutrality; we drop by cert grant corner to talk about two cases now pending before the Supreme Court; and we touch down on a former Jersey Shore star who changed his signature GTL to gym, tax evasion, laundry.
Full Show (Runtime: 31:06) Top News: Suits filed challenging the rollback of net neutrality (8:53) Top News: Cert Grant Corner features big tax and patent cases (7:17) Main Story: High Court to decide if a lawyer can sell out his client (9:35) Offbeat: The Jersey Shore’s Situation pleads guilty to tax evasion (5:06)