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Comments Sought on Proposed Legal Ethics Opinion 1880

The Virginia State Bar’s Standing Committee on Legal Ethics is seeking public comment on proposed advisory Legal Ethics Opinion 1880, Obligations of a Court-Appointed Attorney to Advise His Indigent Client of the Right of Appeal Following Conviction Upon a Guilty Plea; Duty of Court-Appointed Attorney to Follow the Indigent Client’s Instruction to Appeal Following a Guilty Plea When the Attorney Believes the Appeal Would Be Frivolous.

The deadline for comments on this proposal is March 3, 2015.

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