Possible Claim of False Statements by Lawyers in High-Profile Case of Foxy Brown

In the August hearing involving rapper Foxy Brown, her counsel made a surprising revelation that she was pregnant in a clear effort towards a more lenient statement. That claim has now been withdrawan — raising issues of a possible false statement. Lawyers are subject to rules concerning candor to the tribunal and false statements. Such statements in court can be the subject of sanctions by both the court as well as the bar. For the full story, click here.