Why am I not surprised?

We’ve all watched Major Mori for ages now, making his various doorstops, increasingly attacking the process of justice he actually serves. To be honest, I’ve long thought his behaviour to be border-line bizarre, as his statements became more and more intemperate. Result is, I wasn't in the least bit surprised to hear about this:

DAVID Hicks's trial could be derailed, and possibly prompt his return to Australia, if his lawyer Major Michael Mori is charged with a US military discipline offence.

Maj Mori could be removed from the case after threats from the chief US prosecutor, Colonel Morris Davis, to charge him under the Uniform Code of Military Justice, Fairfax newspapers report.
Aspects of the code of ethics in the legal profession can be a troublesome thing. Though most lawyers, and especially the younger ones, believe their first duty is to their client, strictly speaking, they would be wrong. Their first duty is to the Court (and jurisdiction) to which they swore the oath that enabled them to be admitted in the first place.

This is something that has blurred over time, though, to the point, for example, that many lawyers actually see nothing wrong with coaching their clients.

Then there’s this as well:

Major Mori, who has been to Australia seven times, will seek legal advice.
Only seven times? Must admit, given the number of times he’s cropped up around the place, I thought he’d started living here.

Colonel Davis said Major Mori was not playing by the rules and criticised his regular trips to Australia. He said he would not tolerate such behaviour from his own prosecutors.
I've long thought Mori was living on borrowed time. . .

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