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YOU CAN REPRESENT YOURSELF IN A MURDER CASE, BUT WHEN YOU DO, KNOW YOU WILL HAVE A FOOL FOR A CLIENT

It’s corny but it’s true. I’m talking about the old saw about a lawyer representing himself in a legal proceeding. That lawyer, it is said, “has a fool for a client.” It’s nothing to laugh about and three recent murder cases, one in Brooklyn, one in Queens and one in Manhattan, all bear this out. […]