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A lawyer appointed by a court to defend an indigent person accused of crime, whether the lawyer be a public defender or in private practice, must permit his client to testify in his own behalf, if the client insists in so doing, even though the lawyer knows or has reason to believe that his client will give false and perjured testimony.

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