A FOOL FOR A CLIENT

ACCUSED L.I.R.R. KILLER COLIN FERGUSON IS DEFENDING HIMSELF, AND THAT MAY BE SOMETHING OF A CRIME

He wore a lawyerly tie and brown tweed jacket and spoke in a jurist's measured tones. He was sufficiently rational to raise objections that were then sustained by the judge. Yet it was not too long into the first day of the trial last Thursday when Colin Ferguson, lawyer, mused publicly on the 93 charges against Colin Ferguson, defendant, and the audience at the Nassau County, New York, supreme court got a taste of the sort of down-the-rabbit-hole experience they were in for. Leaning informally on a lectern, peering down earnestly at the jury, the Jamaican native intoned his theory: ``There...

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