ONE MORE REASON TO HATE LAWYERS

William Kunstler is more than just a lefty defense attorney known for taking on unpopular clients like Colin Ferguson and Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman. He's also a poet, having just published a collection of sonnets, Hints & Allegations, which features works such as "The Trial of Marion Barry" ("When our officialdom has stooped so low/ We all must utter a resounding 'No!'") and "William H. Rehnquist" ("The thought that such a man could lead the Court/ Might well have made the Framers self-abort"). In fact, a number of prominent attorneys display bardic talent-as we discovered by repunctuating some of their pre-existing...

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