I just posted a short series on my website, a portrayal of notorious criminal defense lawyer Jacques VergÃ¨s. You’ll find it in the portfolios section at www.amrohamzawi.com.
VergÃ¨s’ clients have included both leftwing and rightwing terrorists, war criminals, and militants, including Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie, international terrorist Ilich RamÃrez SÃ¡nchez (aka Carlos the Jackal) and former Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan.
In 2002, he offered to represent former Serbian President Slobodan MiloseviÄ‡. In late 2003 when the United States arrested Saddam, VergÃ¨s also offered to defend Saddam.
When asked if he would have defended Hitler, he replied, “I’d even defend Bush… But only if he agrees to plead guilty.”