>There is absolutely no strategic or tactical point to having a
>client exposed as a liar and fraud. The idea that any remotely
>competent attorney would negotiate this kind of public
>self-immolation is absurd. No lawyer who would do such a thing
>would be "smart"; he or she would be criminally incompetent and
>dumber than a box of rocks.
Yeah. Probably wasn't a good idea to file the civil suit before the criminal case had run its course either.