In a South Carolina courtroom 18 years ago, Judy Clarke stood before a jury of nine men and three women and tried to humanize a client who had committed a horrific and inhuman act. Susan Smith at first claimed that a black man carjacked her and her two sons. She later admitted her story was a hoax.
That day, Smith was found guilty of drowning Michael, 3, and Alex, 14 months. She was facing the death penalty. Clarke was asking… full story