The Cynic
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Tuesday, March 29, 2005

Johnnie Cochran Dead

And there goes Michael Jackson's best chance to beat his molestation charge.

In all seriousness, the San Francisco Chronicle had the best obituary I've read so far [link]. It goes into detail about the good and the not so good in this very interesting figure in American culture. And his record and skills as a lawyer are without question, the best known lawyer since Perry Mason and equally as dynamic in the courtroom.

Also I appreciated the fact that he seemed to enjoy a lot of the parody that was made about him. Often times people in a similar position take themselves too seriously *coughBobShapirocough*, but Cochran knew when to laugh at himself.

He's also the inspiration behind my favorite Seinfeld character.

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