All Geneva last week was absorbed in the final days of the trial of Pierre Jaccoud, 54. The former dean of the Geneva bar, a power in cantonal politics, a man of wealth and breeding, Jaccoud stood accused of a brutal and almost senseless murder: shooting and stabbing to death Charles Zumbach, 62, whose young son had captured the affections of Jaccoud's longtime mistress, pretty Linda Baud, 38 (TIME, Feb. 1).

Attired in his morning coat, Attorney General Charles Cornu, 70, rose for his final summation against the defendant, in whose home he had been a frequent guest. Cornu first...

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