Any lawyer can benefit by reading a good closing argument in any case. Of course, it is better to see it live – the paper cannot capture the emotion of an argument. But if you don’t have time to sit around in courtrooms all day a transcript is the way to go.
Here is the transcript of the argument of Thomas Mesereau, the attorney for the King of Pop.
Thanks to New Orleans lawyer A.J. Levy for letting me know how to find it. I met A.J. 12 or 15 years ago at an ATLA meeting; he was and is ahead of the technology curve. His blog is Out of the Box Lawyering.