Trials & Error

The Highs and Lows of the High-Profile Case

November 28, 2012

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has said that “an attorney’s duties do not begin inside the courtroom door. … A defense attorney may pursue lawful strategies to obtain dismissal of an indictment or reduction of charges, including an attempt to demonstrate in the court of public opinion that the client does not deserve to be tried.” The perils and pitfalls of the high-profile case were examined by an all-star cast with intimate knowledge about both courts of law and the court of public opinion: celebrated defense attorney, Benjamin Brafman, whose client list includes Dominick Strauss-Kahn, Plaxico Burress, and Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs, was joined by preeminent investigative journalist and TV icon, Geraldo Rivera, and former State Supreme Court Justice and novelist, Edwin Torres, who shared their insights about the legal management and media coverage of the high-profile case.

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