Steve August 5, 2022

Perry Mason is not exactly a realistic portrayal of how courtroom trials and lawyers work. The mid-century TV character played by Raymond Burr would often exonerate his clients in a dramatic last-minute reveal while conducting a cross-examination. In a world where 95 percent of criminal cases are resolved through plea deals, and cross-examinations are rarely so theatrical, Perry Mason moments are all but fictional now. But for one brief, shining, Read More