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Jose Baez: The most hated lawyer in America

After a stint at the state attorney’s office during law school, Jose Baez quickly realized being a prosecutor wasn’t for him. He wanted to represent clients with a pulse: real people with real problems. It was through jailhouse referrals that he got his most infamous client, Casey Anthony, the young mother acquitted of murdering her two-year-old daughter Caylee in a case that rivaled the O.J. Simpson spectacle for the title of Trial of the Century and catapulted Baez into the national spotlight.

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On murder and social media: Casey Anthony’s jury consultant speaks

Minutes after the jury delivered a stunning defense verdict in the Casey Anthony murder trial, the defendant’s chief trial consultant, Amy Singer, spoke with Lawyers USA about what trial lawyers can learn from the case. Singer, who has consulted on other high profile cases including the Jack Kevorkian and Michael Jackson trials, said that this case was different due to her extensive use of social media.

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