An ETHICAL Dilema
“Nobody but a lawyer can tell legal from illegal, and the lawyers can’t tell right from wrong.” – Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle, “Oath of Fealty”
~~~ What to do, what to do… ~~~
A lawyer charged a man $500 for given legal services. The client paid him in cash with five crisp new $100 bills. After the client left, the lawyer was smelling the money when he discovered that two bills had stuck together — he’d been overpaid by $100!
This posed an ethical dilemma for the lawyer: Was he obligated to share the extra $100 with his partner?
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