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When a lawyer accepts a “celebrity” criminal case, descent to the bottom of the Looking Glass is sudden and steep. All the usual participants in the criminal justice process—prosecutoors police, judges, defense lawyers, and witnesses—are dazzlle and not infrequently blinded by the media glare. The hapless defendant may be a celebrity in his own right, like my clients Dr. Hunter S. Thompson and Kobe Bryant. Or the glare may focus on previously anonymous citizens like John and Patsy Ramsey, who...

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