In the tradition of best-selling legal memoirs from Johnnie Cochran, F. Lee Bailey, Gerry Spence, and Alan Dershowitz, John Henry Browne's The Devil's Defender recounts his tortuous education in what it means to be an advocate - and a human being.
For the last four decades, Browne has defended the indefensible. From Facebook folk hero the "Barefoot Bandit" Colton Moore, to Benjamin Ng of the Wah Mee massacre and Kandahar massacre culprit Sergeant Robert Bales, Browne's unceasing advocacy and the daring to take on some of the most unwinnable cases - and nearly win them all - has led 48 Hours' Peter Van Sant to call him "the most famous lawyer in America." But although the Browne that America has come to know cuts a dashing and confident figure, he has forever been haunted by his job as counsel to Ted Bundy, the most infamous serial killer in American history.
Browne, a drug- and alcohol-addicted yet wildly successful defense attorney who could never let go of the case that started it all, here asks himself the question others have asked him all along: Does defending evil make you evil too?
©2016 John Henry Browne (P)2016 Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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"nothing like I expected"
no. he talked as if his book would be all about Bundy, but he did not tell us anything that was already known. I we very disappointed
Great book shedding some light on one of America's most infamous killers. Recommend it highly
A terrific book. Great stories and excellent insight into a living legend of Seattle's criminal defense bar. Highly recommended.
"It was alright, not too exciting, but overall..."
It was alright, not too exciting, but overall an interesting listen. Not many cases or details.
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