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Origin of jailhouse lawyer
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A former college psychology student, Longoria fancied himself a jailhouse lawyer.
He first rose to prominence as a lawyer in Queens, who settled a boiling racial dispute over public housing in Forest Hills.Mario Cuomo: An OK Governor, but a Far Better Person|Michael Tomasky|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Sabrine is a trained lawyer, likely a helpful quality when your task is to push politicians.
As the director of Freedom Now, I hold Intigam Aliyev in high esteem and have long respected his work as a human-rights lawyer.Behind Bars for the Holidays: 11 Political Prisoners We Want to See Free In 2015|Movements.Org|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His court-appointed lawyer was drinking a quart of liquor per day.How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“At worst, Eric picked up a garbage can, was told by police to put it down, and did,” his lawyer, Martin Stoler, insisted.
The sharpened faculties have something of a lawyer's quickness in detecting a flaw in the indictment.Children's Ways|James Sully
Sebastian Brandt died; counsellor of Strassburg, a lawyer, and author of a curious poem.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
But a lawyer who needed the wherewithal finally condescended to risk the task, and into it he plunged.
"Fortunate," the Reverend repeated, thoughtfully, and looking up found the lawyer's eyes upon him.
If a client goes to a lawyer for advice the first thing the lawyer asks him to do is to make a clean breast of it.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton