The Law: Selling a Client's Story

Selling a Client's Story Bill Boyd is a Texas lawyer who recently acquired an infamous client: Charles Watson, a local boy from Boyd's home town of McKinney who is a star suspect in the bizarre Sharon Tate murder case. Soon after Watson was arrested in McKinney, where he is now fighting extradition to California, the country lawyer revealed some big-city traits. As swarms of reporters begged for jailhouse interviews with his client, Boyd began dropping ten-gallon hints that Watson's family might go along —"if the offer is substantial."

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