“We could either take him out back for a lynching or . . . .”

“When I’m asked how I can defend terrible people, I say that I defend the Constitution. Last year, a reporter shoved a mic in my face and asked me why I was defending a guy caught on video shooting a cop. I said, ‘We could either take him out back for a lynching or we can take him upstairs for a hearing. Your choice.'”

Michael Coard