How can you defend criminals?

Wanted Man Number One: Many Malaysians would love to kick Jho Low straight into jail and throw away the key, but based on our laws, he still deserves a fair trial. - AP

CRIMINAL lawyers are often misunderstood – except by their clients. Some members of the public wonder: Why would a lawyer want to defend a criminal? Don’t they have a conscience? Do they only think about the fees?

To better understand these questions, we have to look at our justice system.

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