Blago Tales: Will the Cats Sing?

The saga of the summer in Chicago.

A fool or a knave? Definitely the former, according to the pictures his lawyers are drawing.

“If this guy is a crook, he’s the most naive and stupid crook you ever met,” is how DePaul University law professor Leonard Cavise sums up a good portion of defense attorney Sam Adam Jr.’s dramatic opening statement.

Experts say that strategy can be effective with some juries — but it can also present some tricky problems.

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