Monday, November 17, 2008
Defender of the Drug Lords
This New York Times article talks about Silvia Raquenel Villanueva a Mexican lawyer. Her clients consist mainly of powerful drug lords. Her work is very unpopular and people have attempted to kill her four times. It is interesting to see her try to justify her clients. Her motives are not simply that everyone deserves a fair trial. She has received some sizable monetary rewards for her work. To read the article click here.