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To: Common Sense 101
In 1770, John Adams served as the defendants' lawyer in the Boston Massacre case. That is, he defended in court the five British soldiers accused of shooting into a crowd and killing several people.

Adams must have been a very good lawyer: his clients were found not guilty.

5 posted on 11/15/2009 7:55:06 AM PST by kittykat77
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I vaguely remember reading something about that fact, but I’m curious... in Adams case, did the defendents already confess to the crime, plead guilty, and subsequently ask for their sentences to be carried out?


15 posted on 11/15/2009 10:03:03 AM PST by Common Sense 101
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