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Misdemeanor Clinic Instructor Displays a Commanding Performance and Helps Hamlet Beat a Murder Rap at the MCA

Dena and the Actor
Kim Foxx, th​e State’s Attorney for Cook County, let Hamlet walk on Thursday night. In a murder trial held before the federal judge Joan Lefkow, the relentless Chicago defense attorney Dena Singer helped him beat a murder rap. A 12-person jury bought the idea that when he stabbed Polonius in the chest, Hamlet actually thought he was killing a rat. Singer talked that jury into believing this was possible: Chicago being full of big fat rodents. “This was a tragedy,” she said, her voice ringing with outrage for a man falsely accused. “But not every tragedy is a crime.” Read the original article.​