The Dangers of Ghostwriting Appellate Briefs

There’s an interesting post at Adjunct Law Prof Blog linking to an ABA Journal article on the pros and cons of ghostwriting for pro per clients, including the ethical issues involved.  I’ve been approached about this type of arrangement a couple of times, and it was tempting to accept, especially when my practice was new.  But it just didn’t pass the “smell test” to me, so I never bothered to research the ethics of it.