Legal Ethics

Top state court reverses license suspension after murder conspiracy case against lawyer fizzles out

Suspended on an emergency basis after he was charged with conspiring to murder a witness in a drug case, a 73-year-old North Dakota attorney will soon be able to resume his law practice.

The criminal case against Henry Howe was at first downgraded in April then dismissed in May due to questions about the credibility of a key witness against him, reports the Associated Press. That led the state’s top court last week to reverse his emergency law license suspension.

He and his lawyer declined to comment to the Associated Press.

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