“Devil’s Advocate” Lawyer Dead; Clients Included Nazi Criminals & Carlos the Jackal


A controversial French lawyer who defended high-profile criminals has died at the age of 88.

Jacque Verges, nicknamed “the Devil’s Advocate”, had counted among his clients Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie and the notorious Venezuelan known as Carlos the Jackal.

Al Jazeera’s Harry Smith reports.

Source: Al Jazeera

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