The Devil's Advocate
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Visible crew/equipment: When Kevin and Pam are watching the police video of the Moyez raid, as Kevin walks behind Pam, in the wall of windows behind him, you can see the camera man filming and watch him as he swings left to right following Kevin in the shot. (00:30:30)

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Revealing mistake: After a day in court for Alex Cullen, all the press and media run to the phone booths. Watch the dude who runs into the second booth closest to us. He just stands there watching the action, he doesn't use the phone. (01:34:50)

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Trivia: The scene inside the gilded apartment of real estate mogul Alexander Cullen, accused of the triple murder, was shot inside the actual Fifth Avenue apartment of real life real estate mogul Donald Trump. (From DVD director's commentary). (01:04:00)

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Question: At the end of the movie, how did Kevin's decision to not represent Getty's make him lose his case and how could he possibly be disbarred for making such a decision?

Answer: In short, a lawyer may not withdraw from a case if doing so will adversely affect the interest of client. At this point in the trial, if he withdrew, it could prejudice Getty in the eyes of the jury (i.e. they might think he's guilty because his lawyer doesn't want to defend him anymore). Source: Florida RPC 4-1.16 Declining or Terminating Representation.

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But, could his refusal to represent Getty any longer allow Getty to get him disbarred?

The State Bar Association would be the entity that would determine if Kevin will be disbarred. All Getty could do is bring grievances to the Association, but it would be a matter of public record that Kevin withdrew in the middle of trial that and it would be more likely that the Judge reports Kevin to the Bar. Getty's recourse of action would be to sue Kevin, but that wouldn't result in disbarment.

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