“You’re going to ask for the best possible outcome that you think you can get for your client. And if that outcome is available to you, supported by the case law and by the materials that you’ve provided, then you advocate for it - you are not going outside the scope of the law when you’re doing that.”
Marco Sciarra is a criminal defence lawyer with a particular interest in defending serious violent offences. Learn more about his practice of learning about his clients and how he prepares for sentencing submissions.
Produced by: Zenia Sethna and Jason Cooper