publication date: Saturday, July 2, 2005 (part of Round XXVI)
clue: He has defended clients as famous as Mike Tyson, O.J. Simpson, Claus von Bülow, and... Saddam Hussein?
explanation: Dershowitz was an attorney famous for getting clients acquitted who were widely considered guilty, among the first three listed. Several months before this goo was published, his remarks about the upcoming trial of Saddam Hussein led some to wonder whether he would seek to participate in it. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Megan Baxter, Aaron Fischer, Chris McKinnon, E. M., Wendy Hampson, Christine Marie Doiron, Justin Hampson, and Dan Sinnott