Legal Ghostwriting — Growing Acceptance

a positive trend

Noting Growing Acceptance, 2nd Circuit Denies Sanction for Ghostwriting

New York Law Journal
Addressing head-on for the first time the issue of attorney ghostwriting, the 2nd Circuit has said that a Manhattan immigration attorney did not engage in sanctionable misconduct when she drafted petitions for parties appearing pro se.

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2 thoughts on “Legal Ghostwriting — Growing Acceptance

  1. Agreed, the decision is an encouraging step toward better access to justice in our legal system. I was, however, a little disappointed the Court justified its decision not to sanction the attorney for legal ghostwriting by stating there was no precedent against the practice, rather than formally endorsing ghostwriting. I found it a bit of a cop out.

    Here’s my take… http://www.legalghostwriting.blogspot.com/2011/11/federal-court-rules-that-incompetent.html

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