Criminal Defense Lawyers Defending Bad People

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Conservative Trope Examples

  • The Devils Advocate (1997) | Lawyers Celebrating Getting Bad People Off
    A defense lawyer Keanu Reeves gets a child molester who he knows is guilty off by aggressively questioning a 15-year-old girl on stand until she cries. He goes out and celebrates afterwards, and later on we learn he kills a 10-year-old girl.
  • Primal Fear (1996)
    Martin Vail (Richard Gere) wins his case by reason of insanity when his client Aaron (Edward Norton) fakes a split personality disorder and pretends to be timid and nice when instead he turns out to be a very bad person.