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Vigorous Counsel or Suborning Perjury
One of the most troubling "grey areas" in the practice of law is the question of where a lawyer’s advice crosses the line from helping the client make a good case into providing a recipe for perjury. How is this issue dealt with in the American and in Jud...
Perjury is in the news again. In the aftermath of the Baseball Steroids Debacle, Congress is now asking the Justice Department to investigate whether a certain star player lied under oath during the course of a congressional hearing on the matter. If conv...
It is forbidden to testify falsely
Exodus 20:13 "You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor" The purpose of a witness is to testify and help prove that something is true or false. We are forbidden to act as false witnesses and declare that something is true when we know that wh...
Punishing False Witnesses
Deuteronomy 19:19 "You shall do to him as he had thought to have done to his brother" If witnesses are found to be testifying falsely, they must be punished. We are commanded to impose upon these false witnesses the same verdict that would have been given...
Seeing as in this week’s Parshah Moses reviews the Big Ten, why not go through the list to see how we score?
To observe the Shabbat is to make a statement about G-d's world; and making a statement about the world is a greater feat than making the world
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