• In representing criminal defendants - especially guilty ones - it is often necessary to take the offensive against the government: to put the government on trial for its misconduct. In law, as in sports, the best defense is often a good offense. The courtroom oath - to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth - is applicable only to witnesses... because the American justice system is built on a foundation of not telling the whole entire truth.

    "The Best Defense: The Courtroom Confrontations of America's Most Outspoken Lawyer of Last Resort - the Lawyer Who Won the Claus von Bulow Appeal". Book by Alan Dershowitz, 1982.