In August 1969, Vincent Bugliosi, then a 35-year-old deputy district attorney in Los Angeles, successfully prosecuted the cult leader Charles Manson and several acolytes for the savage murders of the actress Sharon Tate and six other people. He graduated from the University of Miami (attended on a tennis…more
Vincent Bugliosi: (using the examples of a serial rapist and killer) What conceivable motivation could I possibly have to knock myself out working a hundred hours a week trying to figure out a way to get this type of person off?
Vincent Bugliosi: (from his book about O.J. Simpson) I choose not to defend anyone charged with a violent crime unless I believe he or she is innocent or unless there are substantially mitigating circumstances.