Who’s The Boss?


The triple-murder suspect facing the death penalty claims he didn’t do it. The attorney thinks the evidence is overwhelming and conceding guilt at trial is the only way to save his client from execution at the penalty phase. What happens when an attorney concedes guilt over his client’s objection?

That’s what the U.S. Supreme Court will decide in McCoy v. Louisiana, a case that pitted defense attorney against client.

Learn all about the case before the Jan. 17 argument with this Cases and Controversies podcast.