So you think you want to be a criminal defense attorney? Then here’s your first lesson: You probably don’t want to be a defense attorney.
Arguing for the defense means making the acquaintance of one June Smith, who at the moment stands in courtroom 1107 and stares out a big picture window, wishing she’d arrived at the scene of her son’s murder in time to hold him before he died.
Smith hopes the jury that just left the courtroom to deliberate will return quickly. She hopes they’ll not only convict her son’s alleged killer but also sentence him to death.