The guilty pleas that accused bomber Eric Robert Rudolph entered on Wednesday were the result of months of negotiations that began with a surprise offer from prosecutors, according to defense attorneys, and led to a series of moves that included a search by defense-team investigators for a cache of explosives that Rudolph allegedly hid. What Rudolph's lawyers knew about the explosives raises intriguing ethics questions about defense lawyers' duties to their clients and to the public at large.
Defense: U.S. Made First Move in Rudolph Deal
April 14, 2005
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