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A South Korean criminal conviction for theft cannot trigger a mandatory license suspension for an attorney convicted of criminal theft, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled June 20. The court found that the conviction could nevertheless be considered in criminal cases if a judicial body determines it would be fair to consider it (In re Jinhee Kim Wilde).
In 2009, attorney Jinhee Kim Wilde was convicted in a South Korean court after she stole $1,100 from a fellow passenger on a flight to Incheon. When news of that conviction eventually came to the . . .
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