This is my second column and I continue with excerpts from my “trial diary” of a recent fraud case. I hope that these excerpts speak to how criminal trial lawyers work and think, and to the pressures we experience in the criminal justiic system. Criminal trials each have their own rhythm—long trials for sure. As defense lawyers, we settle into a flow. The trick is to stay ahead of what’s about to hit you in the face. And some clients make this even more challengging The client in my viatical...