Why Lawyers Defend People Like The Accused Marathon Bomber
Last week, attorney Judy Clark took on the defense of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev — a man 70 percent of Americans want to see put to death. So what compels lawyers to stand up for such unpopular clients? Here’s a hint: It ain’t all about money. Many lawyers who’ve represented some of the most despised individuals can speak passionately about the importance of their work. A few even find humanity in people who’ve committed murder. Even as our instincts cry out for revenge, these attorneys take pride in withstanding the call of the mob.
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