Lawyers: The Boston Prodigy

At 33, brash, bright F. (for Francis) Lee Bailey is the hottest criminal lawyer in the U.S. Last month he got a Cleveland jury to acquit Dr. Sam Sheppard of killing his wife; this week comes the sex-tinged murder trial of Dr. Carl Coppolino in New Jersey; after that, the Boston Strangler. Only six years out of law school, Bailey already compares himself to "Clarence" (meaning Darrow), though his monumental self-assurance might not yet convince William Jennings (meaning Bryan).

By his own account, Bailey has an IQ of 170, though he did "abominably"...

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