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    • Joe Justice
    • 22.02.11 | 09:32 (IST)

    "it is thought his lawyers will ask for leniency in light of the case's massive media coverage and the suffering they say the former president has undergone. " Seems to me he disdainfully turned down an opportunity to avoid all of this mess . This would have been well behind us but for the arrogance of Katsav and his pitiful lawyers who counselled him to continue. The public and its image has suffered as a result of these lawyers' and their client's incompetence.

    from the article: State to ask for hefty jail time over Katsav rape conviction
    First published 01:50 22.02.11 | Last updated 01:50 22.02.11
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