Building a Rapport With Hated Defendants

Your client is charged with a crime considered so awful that the entire country hates him. He becomes the new poster child for "the worst of the worst." How do you gain his trust to be able to provide an effective defense? This new profile of Judy Clarke, defending Jared Loughner, in the New York Times, provides some clues.

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    I have nothing to add to this conversation (none / 0) (#3)
    by Capt Howdy on Sun Feb 13, 2011 at 11:39:05 AM EST
    but to say I have the greatest respect, not unlike the respect I have for nurses another profession that routinely calls on people to do what most of us could or would not do, for people who do this.