How do you Stand Yourself After Representing Someone in a Criminal Trial you Know is Guilty?

How do you stand yourself after representing someone in a criminal trial you know is guilty?

Fair question. In some cases I couldn’t do it. When I have done it and when I do it in the future I rationalize, correctly, I believe, that everyone is innocent until proven guilty; that the prosecutor has the burden of proof and that it’s my job to make sure the prosecutor meets that burden. All of that can be achieved, and the Defendant doesn’t even have to testify. I would not knowingly put a client on the stand and allow the client to tell a lie.

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