• Creator
  • Ottenheimer, Albert M.
  • Created Date
  • 1948
  • Description
  • In his statement Albert M. Ottenheimer makes several claims about the Canwell Committee and their legal misconduct concerning his attorney and representation. Ottenheimer states that “the manner in which Mr. O’Brien was summarily silenced on more than one occasion when he sought answers to legal questions in a quiet and orderly manner, and the physical violence with which he was several times threatened and which was practiced on several other... more
    In his statement Albert M. Ottenheimer makes several claims about the Canwell Committee and their legal misconduct concerning his attorney and representation. Ottenheimer states that “the manner in which Mr. O’Brien was summarily silenced on more than one occasion when he sought answers to legal questions in a quiet and orderly manner, and the physical violence with which he was several times threatened and which was practiced on several other attorneys who sought to discharge their duties to their clients, caused me to relieve Mr. O’Brien of the painful necessity of sitting mutely by while forced to violate his oath and the whole code of ethics of attorneys and the established obligations of attorneys to clients.” Ottenheimer ends his statement by claiming “an attorney is obliged not merely to advise a client, but to represent him. The conduct of the hearing makes this impossible and therefore the presence of an attorney an empty, face-saving gesture on behalf of the inquisitors. I... less
  • Format
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    Letter (correspondence)
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