Criminal Defense

I Blacked Out: Is Amnesia/Unconsciousness an Acceptable Criminal Defense?

In the critically acclaimed movie Primal Fear, Richard Gere plays the role of Martin Vale, a famed crime lawyer who defends the seemingly guilty altar boy, Aaron Stampler, played by Edward Norton. In the story, Aaron was charged with the horrific murder of a beloved archbishop. The problem was, he didn’t remember committing the crime …

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